Covid-19 Updates

Healthcare Enrollment Assistance

DeKalb County Health Department can help our community with free healthcare assistance enrolling in Marketplace Insurance, Medicaid, and All Kids Insurance. Our certified application counselor may be able to help you if you qualify for one of these programs.

What do I need for an appointment?

In order to provide you with the best service possible, please bring the following documents to your appointment:

  • Current proof of address
  • Current proof of income (pay stubs, unemployment paperwork, W-2 forms, etc.)
  • Photo I.D.
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Any other documents requested during time of interview

Marketplace Insurance

Marketplace offers standardized health insurance plans to individuals, families and small businesses. Eligibility requirements apply.

Medicaid

Medicaid is a state funded program for those that are under 65 years of age. Eligibility requirements apply.

All Kids Insurance

All Kids is an Illinois program for children who need comprehensive, affordable health insurance, regardless of immigration status or health condition. Eligibility requirements apply.

How do I set up an appointment?

Phone: 815-748-2498
Fax: 815-748-2491
Email: enrollhealth@dekalbcounty.org

Open Enrollment Key Dates to Remember

September-October
Call to schedule your appointment with our Certified Application Counselor for open enrollment.

October 15-31
If you previously have had Marketplace Insurance, look for your renewal notice and verification documents in the mail.

November-December 15
Open enrollment is open for 2019 coverage. Our Certified Application Counselor can help you submit your application.

December 15
Last day for open enrollment! This is the last day you can submit a Marketplace application.

 

Important Update/Actualización Importante

Please be patient with us, we are experiencing extremely high call volume at this time. To reach a specific program, please call the program’s direct phone line for assistance. For a listing of program phone numbers, click here. Your call will be returned within 24 business hours.

If you are calling about the COVID-19 vaccine, you need to sign-up for our notification system in order to be notified when you are eligible. Please click here to sign-up. If you have specific questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, please email COVID19@dekalbcounty.org.

Note: All services are currently by appointment only.

 

Tenga paciencia con nosotros, estamos experimentando un volumen de llamadas extremadamente alto en este momento. Para comunicarse con un programa específico, llame a la línea telefónica directa del programa para obtener ayuda. Para obtener una lista de los números de teléfono del programa, haga clic aquí. Su llamada será devuelta dentro de 24 horas en horario de oficina. Si llama por la vacuna COVID-19, debe registrarse en nuestro sistema de notificación para que se le notifique cuando sea elegible. Por favor, haga clic aquí para inscribirse. Si tiene preguntas específicas sobre la vacuna COVID-19, envíe un correo electrónico a COVID19@dekalbcounty.org.

Nota: Todos los servicios son actualmente solo con cita previa.