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Here are some helpful links regarding Coronavirus (bookmark these resources for developing information):

  • Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19):

During this season ahead, the Sylvester Community Church parking lot will be used for Lakeview School food pickup on Tuesdays and Fridays. Please see this link for full schedule and locations.

Deals for Free and Reduced Internet Services


Below is a resource guide to offering families in need get free/reduced internet services during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Internet Essentials Free to New Customers: As announced yesterday, it’s even easier for low-income families who live in a Comcast service area to sign-up for Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program. New customers will receive 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service, which is normally available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month. Additionally, for all new and existing Internet Essentials customers, the speed of the program’s Internet service was increased to 25 Mbps downstream and 3 Mbps upstream. That increase will go into effect for no additional fee and it will become the new base speed for the program going forward.

In a news release, Charter, the parent company of Spectrum, said both broadband and Wi-Fi services would be installed for free in new student households. The offer is available to both K-12 and college students.

Families who qualify for free Spectrum internet can call 1-844-488-8395 to enroll.

TDS Telecommunications LLC has announced plans to support residential customers during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering free broadband access to low-income individuals, families and college students for 60 days

To verify eligibility for this offer, residents will be asked to provide documentation from qualifying programs. For more information, call 1-888-287-8156.


**Not free, but very reduced price**

AT&T is suspending its data caps to all existing customers for the next 60 days and opening its nationwide Wi-Fi hotspot network at no cost to the public. AT&T is also offering "qualifying limited income households" internet access for $5-$10 per month. Speeds seem low and are varied depending upon your area. Still, better than nothing at all if nothing else is available in your area. Application and approval is necessary. More information can be found at the following link:

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