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Healthcare Marketplace Assistance At Dallas Libraries


What does the health care marketplace have in common with the Dewey Decimal Classification System? First, they both can seem extremely confusing. Second, the library is the place to go for answers.

Certified marketplace navigators from the Community Council of Greater Dallas will be available at select Dallas Public Library branches to provide information on signing up for health care through the Healthcare Marketplace.

Navigators will be at the following library locations Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

J. Erik Jonsson Central Library – 6th Floor
1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201

Audelia Road Branch Library
10045 Audelia Road, Dallas, TX 75238

Bachman Lake Branch Library
9480 Webb Chapel Rd., Dallas, TX 75220

North Oak Cliff Branch Library
302 West Tenth Street, Dallas, TX 75208

Pleasant Grove Branch Library
7310 Lake June Rd., Dallas, TX 75217

Polk-Wisdom Branch Library
7151 Library Lane, Dallas, TX 75232

Call 214-650-7724 or the library branch for more information. 

Lauren Silverman was the Health, Science & Technology reporter/blogger at KERA News. She was also the primary backup host for KERA’s Think and the statewide newsmagazine  Texas Standard. In 2016, Lauren was recognized as Texas Health Journalist of the Year by the Texas Medical Association. She was part of the Peabody Award-winning team that covered Ebola for NPR in 2014. She also hosted "Surviving Ebola," a special that won Best Long Documentary honors from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI). And she's won a number of regional awards, including an honorable mention for Edward R. Murrow award (for her project “The Broken Hip”), as well as the Texas Veterans Commission’s Excellence in Media Awards in the radio category.