Sunday is the deadline for enrollment in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s online exchange, www.healthcare.gov. People who still need insurance for 2016 can get one-on-one enrollment assistance at multiple locations in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties.
Two events are planned for those without appointments: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Children and Family Services Center, 601 East Fifth St., and 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday at Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, 1431 Elizabeth Ave.
Consumers should bring their Social Security numbers, employers’ names and phone numbers, income information for every working member of the household and policy numbers for current health insurance plans.
Single-payer health plan
Dr. Jessica Saxe, a retired Charlotte physician and chair of Health Care Justice-North Carolina, will speak about “Improved and Expanded Medicare for All” 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Morrison Regional Public Library, 7015 Morrison Blvd. The free event is sponsored by Health Care Justice-North Carolina. RSVP: HCJusticeNC@gmail.com