Monday, December 30, 2013

Dakota County offers assistance in applying for #MNsure health care programs

In partnership with the Dakota County Library, Portico Healthnet and CLUES, Dakota County Community Services is holding several workshops to assist people in applying for new MNsure health care programs. MNsure is a one-stop health insurance marketplace where Minnesotans can get help, compare plans and choose from a variety of companies to find quality and affordable coverage.


Workshops will be held from 6–8 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley; 952-891-7045
  • Monday, Jan. 27, at Burnhaven Library, 1101 W. County Road 42, Burnsville; 952-891-0300
  • Thursday, Feb. 6, at Wentworth Library, 199 E. Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul; 651-554-6800
  • Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan; 651-450-2900
  • Thursday, Feb. 20, at Pleasant Hill Library, 1490 S. Frontage Road, Hastings; 651-438-0200
  • Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Heritage Library, 20085 Heritage Drive, Lakeville; 952-891-0360
  • Wednesday, March 5, at Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount; 651-480-1200
  • Tuesday, March 11, at Wentworth Library, 199 E. Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul; 651-554-6800


An application counselor will help attendees set up a MNsure account online, guide them through the application and answer any questions they might have. Anyone interested in attending should bring the names, dates of birth, incomes and Social Security numbers of anyone in their household applying for health care coverage.


Registration is required by calling a specific Library branch to sign up for its workshop.

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