East Cooper Medical launches healthcare awareness campaign

      MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) -- East Cooper Medical Center launched this week its Path To Health education campaign to raise awareness and understanding of the Affordable Care Act.

      The hospital is offering resources to people who need help figuring out how to find affordable healthcare through the government exchanges.

      "We're excited to bring the 'Path to Health' campaign to our area and partner with local organizations to educate the community on the health insurance exchanges," said Jason Alexander, CEO of East Cooper Medical Center. "We have always been committed to delivering safe, quality care in the community we serve. As caregivers, ensuring that our community and our patients understand all of the coverage options available to them is an extension of that mission."

      The Path To Health works with an assortment of community partners to offer educational materials and resources to people looking for health insurance through the exchanges.

      For more information, visit or call (866) 893-8446. East Cooper Medical Center also has an on-site resource available starting Thursday.