Press Release: New York State Department of Health and Hudson Valley Community Services to Discuss Health and Health Insurance at Festival

Jun 17, 2016

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (June 17, 2016)  -- Representatives from the New York State  Department of Health’s Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Prevention and NY State of Health are partnering with Hudson Valley Community Services, Inc. to educate community members on how health insurance can improve their well-being.

Enrollment assistors will be at the Newburgh Illuminated Festival to answer questions on how to sign up for low cost, quality health insurance. The event takes place on Saturday, June 18 from 12 pm to 2:30 pm. Vendor spaces will be on Broadway (between Johnson St. & Colden St.) and on Liberty St. (from Broadway to Lafayette St.).

Community members will be able to:

  • Get information about affordable health insurance
  • Learn about financial assistance that may be available
  • Make appointments with in-person assistors for future enrollment
  • Participate in fun games and win prizes


This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Mary Brewster at 845-471-0707 ext. 15 or via email at

For more information on health disparities in New York State, visit:

For more information about affordable health insurance, visit:  or call Customer Service at 1-855-355-5777, TTY: 1.800.662.1220.

For more information about the services offered by Hudson Valley Community Services, Inc., visit:


For additional information, please contact:

New York State Department of Health

518 474 7354, ext. 1


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