Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis: Some States Open Enrollment for Health Insurance


Update – April 6, 2020

We have updated this blog post to include the District of Columbia, Minnesota and Vermont. Several states have extended their deadlines as indicated.

With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), many uninsured people are concerned about medical costs if they get sick. Several states have opened up their health care exchanges for a special open enrollment period. Some states are also giving people who’ve lost their jobs the chance to enroll.

If you need insurance, you can enroll in the following states:

If you lost health care coverage because you recently lost your job, you may also qualify to get health insurance from the federal health insurance marketplace at

Want to know more about the coronavirus and what it means for people with asthma and eczema? Check out these resources from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America:

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