Mayor Fulop and Director of U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Region II to Open Enrollment for Affordable Health Care

Residents Can Apply On-Site for Coverage & Receive Health Screenings by JCMC/Barnabas Health


ACAJERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Jersey City Depatment of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, will mark the opening of enrollment for 2015 coverage under the Affordable Care Act at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 15, 2014, at City Hall, 280 Grove Street. Enrollment specialists will be available from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Joining Mayor Fulop at City Hall will be Jackie Cornell-Bechelli, Director of Region II of U.S Department of Health & Human Services.

The enrollment period for Affordable Care runs from Nov. 15, 2014 through Feb. 15, 2015. Enrollment assistance will be provided by representatives from Horizon Healthcare, Metropolitan Family Health Network, North Hudson Community Action Corp., and Public Health Systems.  Help will be available in English, Spanish and Tagalog.

During the event, the Jersey City Medical Center, Barnabas Health will provide two vans outside City Hall offering free health screenings including HIV testing, blood pressure screenings, diabetic risk assessment and more.

ACA Open Enrollment Kickoff


Mayor Fulop and Jackie Cornell-Bechelli, Director of Region II of U.S Department of Health & Human Services


 City Hall Municipal Council Chambers, 280 Grove                                       Street

             Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 at 11:00am

Those seeking health care may also apply through the city Health and Human Services Department, or via the federal website,


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