One week left to enroll in ACA healthcare; sign-up events scheduled in Wake County

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Friday, December 8, 2017

North Carolinians have one week left to sign up for healthcare through the Affordable Care Act.

The deadline to enroll is next Friday, December 15. That's 6 weeks earlier than last year's deadline.

Several Wake County organizations are hosting enrollment events to help people get signed up on the health insurance marketplace for 2018.

Saturday, December 9

1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

The Hispanic Family Center

2013 Raleigh Blvd., Raleigh

Sunday, December 10

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Advance Community Health Center

1011 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh

Wednesday, December 13

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Alliance Medical Ministry

101 Donald Ross Drive, Raleigh

Thursday, December 14

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wake County Human Services

10 Sunnybrook Rd., Raleigh

Friday, December 15

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Saint Augustine University

1315 Oakwood Ave., Raleigh

These events provide free enrollment assistance available on a walk-in basis. If you plan to attend, you're asked to bring the following information and documents;

  • Social Security Numbers or document numbers for immigrants
  • Employer name and phone number and income information for every member of the household who is working or has income and needs coverage
  • Information about any other health insurance coverage that might be available to members of your household.

North Carolinians can also call (855) 733-3711, visit to schedule an appointment, or visit to learn more about their options and shop for plans.