St. Paul (Learfield News Service) -  Minnesotans who want to purchase individual health insurance through the MNsure exchange need to do it this weekend.

The open enrollment deadline is Sunday at 11:59 PM for coverage that begins February 1st.

The MNsure call center will be open 8:00 AM -  10:00 PM Saturday and 8:00 AM-midnight Sunday. The online MNsure exchange is open 24 hours through Sunday night.

CEO Nate Clark says many people don't realize they qualify for tax credits that will reduce monthly premiums.