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Chicago Joins White House’s Healthy Communities Challenge

Aimee Sharp
Author | Shield HealthCare
12/03/15  1:36 PM PST

Originally Published by The Lawndale News

Building on Chicago’s ongoing efforts to ensure that its residents have access to affordable healthcare coverage, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced at an event with Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett that Chicago will participate in the White House’s Healthy Communities Challenge—a national initiative designed to assist uninsured citizens across the country in accessing healthcare coverage afforded by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The City announces its participation in the Challenge during its annual open healthcare enrollment period for residents. “The strength and future of Chicago is dependent upon the health and well-being of its residents,” Mayor Emanuel said. “We want to get as many people enrolled in health care as possible because there is no reason why hardworking families should not have the medical coverage necessary to keep everyone in the household healthy and informed.”

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