Middlesboro Library hosting Black Lung sign-up

Published 11:42 am Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation (MCHC) is hosting a Black Lung sign-up event at the Middlesboro-Bell County Public Library on 20th Street on Wednesday, January 31 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Respiratory Clinics of Eastern Kentucky, a subsidiary of MCHC, is a non-profit comprehensive Black Lung program for coal miners. Associates will be on hand to sign up miners for the federal Black Lung Program.

Signing up for the program and follow up Department of Labor exams are 100-percent free.

Those intending to sign up are asked to have knowledge of their work history, history of marriage and or divorce records and Social Security numbers.

For more information contact Jamie Boggs or Joshua Richardson at 606-633-4871 or via email at jrichardson@mtncomp.org or jboggs@mtncomp.org.