Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Holding Free Health Care Fairs

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) offered uninsured Chicago residents an opportunity to sign up for health coverage at a free enrollment and wellness fair on November 22nd at the Rauner Family YMCA located in the Little Village neighborhood. “The countdown to Coverage Health Care Enrollment and Wellness Fair is a great opportunity for uninsured Illinoisans to apply for Blue Cross healthcare coverage before the February 15 deadline,” said Tamatha Smith, manager of the Think Blue Consumer Markets team, BCBSIL. At this non-stop-shop event, families received free health and medial services, such as flu shots from the Chicago Department of Public Health, blood pressure screenings, and more. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois will host several fairs across the city and suburbs in the coming weeks. To register, call 844-639-4812 or visit

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