Volunteers of America's assistance site for Connect for Health Colorado in Montrose has moved. The new offices are located in the Park Avenue Professional Building, 121 North Park Avenue, on the corner of North 1st and Park Avenue.
The phone number remains the same -- 252-0660 - and health coverage guides are available to answer questions and provide assistance to those who are looking for help enrolling with a plan.
Open enrollments and renewals will be from Nov. 15 to Jan. 31. If you have a qualified life change event and need to make a change to your 2015 coverage, please call for assistance. Certain changes can be made right away.
Small businesses can apply for insurance and financial assistance throughout the year. Some businesses can qualify for tax credits as much as 50 percent of premium costs for small employers and 35 percent of premium costs for non-profits. Employers can offer employees multiple health insurance companies and plan choices.
For more information visit www.connectforhealthco.com.
A collaborative effort between the Delta County Sheriff's Office and municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Delta County has resulted in a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund public safety. A PowerPoint presentation titled "Back the Badge" is starting to make the rounds at city/town council meetings, service club luncheons and other events.