Healthcare Fair at Governors State University on January 24

University Park—(ENEWSPF)–January 17, 2014 – Good health and useful information are the themes of the panel discussion and community resource fair sponsored by the Southland Human Services Leadership Council at Governors State University, on January 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event includes a panel discussion, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, on the Affordable Care Act, “What you really need to know.” Panelists include Melissa Akinlawon of Ever Thrive Illinois, Jeff Joy of IlliniCare Health Plan, Karen Brach of Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Verlon Johnson, CMS Associate Regional Administrator in the Medicaid Division.

The resource fair includes information and services from various service providers. Enrollment services in the Affordable Care Act will be provided as well as flu shots, HIV testing, legal counseling, tax services, transportation services and much more.

The resource fair and panel discussion are free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by Southland Human Services Leadership Council, South-Southwest Suburban United Way, HUB Relief and Illini Care Health Plan.

Governor State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois. Parking is free.