What to do if you don't have health insurance during the pandemic

Posted at 12:36 PM, Aug 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 17:09:28-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The pandemic continues to leave some families struggling to make ends meet and right now a record number of Americans are going without health insurance.

If you're losing your job, speak to someone in your company's human resources department, and find out when your coverage technically ends.

Then consider signing up for a continuation of your health coverage under your current employer through Cobra.

If that doesn't work, insurance and financial expert Anita Fox says there are other options.

For more information, visit to find out if you might be eligible for health coverage through Medicaid or Medicare.