MARIA GARCIA, AURORA SALDIVAR & BRENDA R. RINCON/Coachella Uninc
THERMAL – Hundreds of Eastern Coachella Valley families may have something to be thankful for very soon: health insurance.
The WE Connect Health Care Enrollment and Resource Fair, held last Saturday at Coachella Valley High School, brought dozens of resources together to inform approximately 1,200 attendees about their health care options under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Among them was Francisca Rubalcava, 57, who has never had health insurance. She has seen a doctor three times — once when each of her two daughters was born and once in Mexico.
“I want to find out if it’s true that one can get insurance, based on the money you have,” Rubalcava said in Spanish. Her only source of income is her husband’s Social Security checks.
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