U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva is hosting a public health forum in Tucson at 3 p.m. today, to explain Affordable Care Act health care policy changes.

The event will take place at El Rio Community Health Center, 101 W. Irvington Road.

The event is expected to focus on opportunities for women and young people. It is free and open to Southern Arizonans of all ages.

 Grijalva will speak at the event alongside local and national health experts. Attendees can ask questions.

 A full list of Affordable Care Act changes to the health industry, along with implementation dates and deadlines, is available at http://www.healthcare.gov/law/timeline/index.html.

 The Tucson event is taking place in cooperation with El Rio Community Health Center.

Anyone with questions may call Jessie Baxter in Grijalva’s Tucson district office at 622-6788.