Insurance open enrollment ends Jan. 12; free help available

The deadline to purchase lower-cost insurance from the Connect for Colorado® Marketplace is Friday, Jan. 12. The Health District's Larimer Health Connect program can help last-minute shoppers sort through their options, compare plans, and enroll. Free one-on-one appointments are available through Jan. 12 at all three Fort Collins and Loveland locations. If you miss the deadline, you may have an opportunity to enroll in a plan later if there is a major change to your family, work, or living situation. Also, enrollment for Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program and Child Health Plan Plus is available year-round. Larimer Health Connect offers free assistance for all of these. Call 970-472-0444 or visit for more information or to schedule an appointment.