(KMOV.com) – The East Side Health District is offering help to those who still need to buy health insurance.
The agency will be offering assistance from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday at Mason Clark Elementary in East St. Louis. The school is located at 5510 State Street.
A second event will be held Sunday at the Unity Lutheran Church at 4200 Caseyville Avenue in East St. Louis. The event will run from 12:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Anyone who signs up for insurance by March 15 will be covered by April 1. Under the Affordable Care Act, anyone who does not have health insurance by March 31 will be forced to pay a penalty.