The Liberty City annual health fair put on by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's DOCS (Dept of Community Service) program has become a tradition. For some, the free screenings are the only healthcare they receive. This Saturday, the fair will once again offer free services to the community, and something more: help enrolling in Obamacare.
Along with the blood pressure, glucose, dermatology, breast exams and other screenings on tap for attendees, Enroll America and Health Council of South Florida will be on hand to explain the benefits available under the health law and help people enroll in affordable health insurance plans.
Miller School students will not only provide medical services, but will also assist as CACs, Certified Application Counselors, trained to help people navigate the Healthcare.gov website and choose a plan. In addition, the students are outside the medical school around Jackson Mon-Fri 12-4 with laptops, ready to enroll people.
The event runs 10 am- 3pm at the TACOLCY Center in Liberty City, 6161 NW 9thAvenue.