Note: As of July 1, 2007, Covering Kids & Families has closed. For current information about the uninsured in America, please visit RWJF Coverage.
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Are You Uninsured?

You and your children may be eligible for low-cost or free health insurance! Programs exist in every state and the District of Columbia. For information about low-cost and free children's health coverage, visit For information on coverage for adults, read the Guides to Finding Health Insurance Coverage in Your State from Cover the Uninsured.

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Planning Community Activities

Whether it’s a health fair or an outreach event, community activities generate coverage and will help get the word out about low-cost and free health care coverage.

Available Tutorials on Planning Community Activities

Staging a Successful Back-to-School Media Event
Outlines what you should consider when planning a media event, what the event should look like and how to communicate your event's messages.

Planning a Health and Enrollment Fair
Health fairs galvanize educators, health care providers and advocates, as well as engage the community at large.

Going to the Community for Outreach Activities
Describes a variety of ways to use existing Back-to-School and other community events and channels to promote the availability of Medicaid and SCHIP.

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