Free Medicare open enrollment event Nov. 29

A free Medicare open enrollment event will be hosted at Hocking Valley Community Hospital on Wednesday, Nov.29, from 9 a.m. to noon.

The event is intended to assist Medicare beneficiaries with selecting or changing their Part D plans and health plans, and to help them stay informed, stay healthy and save money by learning more about their Medicare. The service will be provided by a team of Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) trained represen­tatives from Fairfield Medical Center.

The annual Medicare open enrollment period is from Oct. 15th through Dec. 7th. Counseling is available by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling (740) 380-8110 or emailing

Participants must bring their insur­ance cards and current medication list to their appointment. The event will be held in the Hocking Valley Community Hospital meeting room located behind the cafeteria, at 601 State Route 664 North, Logan.

Hocking Valley is a community non-profit hospital with an emergency department, urgent care and a wide variety of clinical, specialty and outpatient services. For more information, contact the Community Relations office at (740) 380-8336.