10-21 Local Briefs
Published: Saturday, October 20th, 2007
Court has new hours New winter hours for Portales Municipal Court, effective Monday, were announced by Municipal Judge Frederick Arnold in a press release. The court will be open 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and closed Fridays. The court is open through the lunch hour. Information: 356-4923. Health coverage fairs set for Wednesday The New Mexico Human Services Department will hold an enrollment fair for its health coverage plans from 2-6 p.m. Wednesday at the Eastern New Mexico University Campus Union Building. The programs included in the enrollment are: State Coverage Insurance, which covers uninsured adults 19-64, New Mexikids, which covers children through 18 years of age; Premium Assistance for Kids (PAK), which covers children to 12 years of age who are part of a sibling group; Premium Assistance for Maternity (PAM), which covers pregnancy-related services for women who are ineligible for Medicaid maternity services due to income. Documents needed to enroll include: proof of child’s identity, Social Security number, original birth certificate, proof of family’s past four weeks of income, proof of other health insurance. Information: (888) 997-2583. Blood drive sponsored Portales National Bank will host a blood drive by United Blood Services from 9:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at 109 E. Second St. in the donor bus. Donors will receive a free T-shirt and be registered for a door prize. Donors should be at least 17 and in good health. Donors should bring a photo ID and donor card. Information: Linda Davis, 356-6601 or www.unitedbloodservices.org. Flu shots offered Roosevelt General Hospital will offer flu shots to the public from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, 2-5 p.m. Oct. 30 and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 2. Check in at the front office for directions. Cost is $20, insurance may be accepted. Information: Tersa Bonifant, 359-1800, ext. 661.
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