Press Release: NY State of Health Goes to the Movies

Jun 15, 2018

Certified Assistors Will Be at “Movies Under the Stars” Events in NYC, Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (June 15, 2018) –  NY State of Health, the state’s official health plan Marketplace, is partnering with New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and venues in Albany to educate families about affordable health insurance coverage at Movies Under the Stars events this summer. Certified enrollment assistors will be available at select movie locations to answer questions about enrolling in a health plan through the Marketplace.

“Partnering with this family-friendly, popular movie series allows us to educate parents and caregivers about low-cost, quality health coverage,” said NY State of Health Executive Director Donna Frescatore. “Our assistors will be on-site to share information about health plans and the enrollment process, all while the kids enjoy the show.”

NY State of Health assistors will be on site at the locations listed below. All events begin at 7:30pm. 




June 15, 2018

Washington Park, Parade Grounds, Movie: Black Panther


June 22, 2018

The College of Saint Rose, Quad, Movie: Lion King


July 20, 2018

The College of Saint Rose, Quad, Movie: Coco


August 17, 2018

Sage College of Albany, New Scotland Ave. and Academy Rd., Movie: The Last Jedi


September 7, 2018

Washington Park, Parade Grounds, Movie: Wonder Woman


September 21, 2018

Sage College of Albany, New Scotland Ave. and Academy Rd., Movie: Beauty and the Beast




June 29, 2018

Concrete Plant Park, Bruckner Blvd. at Bronx River, Movie: Spider-Man Homecoming


July 6, 2018

St. Mary's Park, Smith St. btw. Luquer St. and Nelson St., Movie: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle


July 14, 2018

Watson Gleason Playground, Gleason Ave., Watson Ave. bet. Noble Ave., and Rosedale Ave., Movie: The LEGO Movie


September 1, 2018

Joyce Kilmer Park, Grand Concourse to Walton Ave. btw. E 161 St. and E 164 St., Movie: Avengers: Age of Ultron


September 7, 2018

Concrete Plant Park, Bruckner Blvd. at Bronx River, Movie: A Wrinkle In Time




June 28, 2018

Pena Herrera Park, 3rd Ave. btw. 47th St. and 46th St., Movie: Power Rangers


June 30, 2018

Parkside Playground, Winthrop St. btw. Rogers Ave. and Bedford Ave., Movie: Black Panther




July 6, 2018

Harlem Art Park, E. 120 St. and Sylvan Pl., Movie: Southside With You


July 27, 2018

Fort Tryon Park (Dongan Lawn), Riverside Dr. to Broadway, W 192 St. to Dyckman St., Movie: The Princess Bride




June 16, 2018

Electric Playground, 164th St. btw. 65th Ave. and 67th Ave., Movie: Moana


June 23, 2018

Sean's Place, 38th St. btw. 31st Ave. and Broadway, Movie: The LEGO Ninjago Movie


June 26, 2018

Russell Sage Playground, Booth St. bet. 68th Ave. and 68th Dr., Movie: The Lion King


Staten Island


June 15, 2018

Midland Field, Midland Ave., Mason Ave., Bedford Ave., Boundary Ave., Movie: Transformers: The Last Knight


June 22, 2018

Seaside Wildlife Nature Park, Nelson Ave. and Tennyson Dr., Movie: The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie: Sponge Out of Water


June 28, 2018

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Ave., Movie: Chicago


All health plans offered through NY State of Health cover preventive care, such as routine doctor visits and screenings, at no additional cost. Enrollment in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan is open all year. While the 2018 Open Enrollment Period for Qualified Health Plans has ended, some consumers who have recently experienced a qualifying life event may be eligible to enroll through a special enrollment period.




Contact: NY State Department of Health

518-474-7354 ext. 1


About NY State of Health

New York opened its health plan Marketplace, NY State of Health in October 2013. The Marketplace’s one stop health insurance shopping experience offers high quality comprehensive health plans. NY State of Health is the only place where consumers can qualify to get help paying for coverage through premium discounts or tax credits. Eligible New Yorkers can also enroll in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan through the Marketplace all year.  For more information about the NY State of Health Marketplace, please visit:  or call Customer Service at 1-855-355-5777, TTY: 1-800-662-1220 or find an enrollment assistor.


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