WAYNE - The Health Insurance Marketplace has opened an office in Wayne to provide local assistance in signing up for health insurance.

The center is staffed with professionals who can answer questions, review coverage options, and help customers enroll in a health care plan.

The office is located at 1211 Hamburg Turnpike in Wayne.

In order for a health plan to take effect on the first of the year, participants need to enroll by Dec. 23.