COVID and other resources

Please use the links in the green banner above as well as the following information to learn more and review resources available to you so that you are prepared to learn and work through digital remote options.

Useful information about maintaining internet connectivity during this essential time appears below. If you are looking for information about food assistance programs and other resources to help during this pandemic, then please go to this helpful excel sheet.

Other COVID resources excel sheet

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has come to an agreement with many major internet providers that they will waive late fees, not cut off service for lack of payment, and open hot-spots for increased internet access during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about that pledge here. For individual companies, visit their websites:

  • Cox Communications: Cox Communications is offering significant discounts on internet plans, increased data speeds, and public use of wi-fi hot-spots. They will not disconnect any customer’s internet service or charge late fees to customers struggling due to COVID-19.
  • Comcast: Comcast is providing free public access to all hot-spots, unlimited data for all existing customers, and 60 days of complimentary internet for low-income families. They will not disconnect any customer’s internet service or charge late fees to customers struggling due to COVID-19.
  • Charter: Charter is offering 60 days of free wi-fi to all houses with students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Its wi-fi hotspots will also be available for public use.
  • AT&T: AT&T is giving public hot-spots and 15 extra GB of mobile hot-spot use, and will not disconnect internet services or charge late/overage fees to existing customers struggling as a result of the coronavirus.
  • Verizon: Verizon is waiving late fees and overcharge charges for 60 days between March 16 and May 13. They will not disconnect internet services for customers who cannot pay for reasons related to COVID-19.
  • Sprint: Sprint is providing unlimited data to existing customers and giving 20 GB of free mobile hotspot capabilities on all enabled devices.
  • T-Mobile: T-Mobile is providing unlimited data to existing customers and giving 20 GB of free mobile hotspot capabilities on all enabled devices.