Free Health Fair begins Saturday - December 6, 2013

Courtesy of the Times

CALUMET TWP. | WLTH Radio AM 1370 and the Calumet Township Trustee’s office are hosting a free health screening and Obamacare health insurance sign-up this weekend.

Anthem Insurance, Community HealthNet, Methodist Hospitals and the Minority Health Coalition are also taking part in the inaugural AM 1370 Community Awareness Health Fair.

It takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Calumet Township Multi-Purpose Center, 1900 W. 41st Ave., in unincorporated Calumet Township.

The event will provide information to uninsured residents about how to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Health Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, after President Barack Obama who pushed for the law’s passage.

The health screening also will provide help in detecting: detecting diabetes, bone disease, breast cancer and high blood pressure.