LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Sunday, Feb. 15, is the deadline to get insurance as required under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Covered California hopes to get 500,000 additional California residents enrolled.

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The tax penalty for not having insurance doubles this calendar year.

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For a link to the Covered California website, click here.

Need help signing up? There is a free event for the public to walk you through the process, sponsored by Service Employees International Union and United Healthcare Workers West. It’s going on 1 p.m. through 11:59 p.m. Sunday at the SEIU-UHW office at 5480 Ferguson Drive, Commerce, 90022. You can also call (888) 920-4517.

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For more information about upcoming SEIU-UHW enrollment events visit SEIU-UHW.org.