Long Branch, NJ – On Friday, October 25 at 1:15 p.m. Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) will visit Community Affairs and Resources Center in Asbury Park, where trained Health Insurance Marketplace Navigators from the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties are available to answer questions and assist families and individuals sign up for health insurance.  

Open enrollment for the new health insurance marketplaces began this month and runs until March 15, 2014.  For those who sign up, coverage will begin as early as January 1, 2014.  Consumers can apply for insurance through the new Marketplace in four ways: by phone, online, by mail with a paper application, or with the help of an in-person assister like the Monmouth and Ocean County Food Bank.

Community Affairs and Resource Center is located at 913 Sewall Ave., Asbury Park.