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Monthly Community Resource Fairs at Cincinnati Public Library

Free community resources fairs are held at the North Plaza of the downtown Main Library on the final Thursday of each month. These resource fairs offer individual assistance to get connected with area services, including access to free primary care health services and medicaid navigation, free legal aid, and discount

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Shared by United Resource Connection September 26, 2023

January 7th Health Insurance Enrollment Event

The deadline to secure marketplace insurance for 2023 is January 15th. On Saturday, January 7th, there will be opportunity to get help with the process at the Walnut Hills Public Library. The event will be held from 11am to 3pm. Attendees can learn more about eligibility and enrollment requirements for

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Shared by United Resource Connection December 29, 2022

Healthcare Marketplace Re-Enrollment Deadlines Approaching

If you had Marketplace health insurance in 2022, you can renew, change, or update your plan for 2023 until January 15, 2023. If you want your coverage to start by January 1st, 2023, then you must enroll by December 15th. Doing nothing will automatically re-enroll you in the program you

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Shared by United Resource Connection December 7, 2022

Medicaid and Marketplace Application Assistance Event, December 6th.

Obtaining medical insurance can be a complicated process, whether one is applying for private insurance or medicaid. Both the online portal for the Health Insurance Marketplace, as well as the online portal for Ohio Medicaid, can be difficult to navigate. People often need help with the process. Application assistance will

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Shared by United Resource Connection November 24, 2022

How to get FREE at-home COVID-19 test kits

There is a newly completed government website that allows every home in the U.S. to order four free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 test kits. The tests are completely free and will usually ship within 7 to 12 days. Order your tests now so you have them when you need them.   You

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Shared by United Resource Connection January 21, 2022

Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace

The Health Insurance Marketplace is an online tool to investigate and select the best medical health insurance plan for your situation. All the options available in the Health Insurance Marketplace are ACA compliant. “ACA compliant” means that the insurance plan follows the rules of the Affordable Care Act, which was

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Shared by United Resource Connection December 3, 2021

Greater Cincinnati United Way Database Now Searchable On Our Site

You can now search the Greater Cincinnati United Way database without leaving United Resource Connection by using the form located at https://cincinnati.unitedresourceconnection.org/uwgc-database. The Greater Cincinnati United Way database consists of nearly 1,500 agencies and organizations that provide approximately 3,000 programs to assist you in your time of need. The database provides

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 18, 2021

United Way 2-1-1

  United Resource Connection has partnered with the United Way to help enhance communication and collaboration between area social service agencies. Each resource page on United Resource Connection prominently displays a link to United Way 2-1-1. United Way 2-1-1 provides free, confidential information and referrals, available 24/7. Dial 2-1-1 to

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 27, 2021