Mental & physical health

Get help applying for health insurance

Even healthy people need health insurance. It helps you to maintain or even improve your health and the health of your family.

Health insurance can also give you peace of mind. It will be there for you in the event of an accident or illness.

The Department of Public Health can help you apply for affordable health insurance. Counselors are available to talk with you about your options at City health centers.

How

Make an appointment to talk with a benefits counselor at a City health center.

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