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National & Government Resources

Georgia Department of Public Health - https://dph.georgia.gov/

CDC - https://www.cdc.gov/

Governor Kemp updates - https://gov.georgia.gov/

Unemployment - https://www.dol.state.ga.us/fileaclaim/

Small Business Association (SBA) Loans https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance

President Trump updates - https://www.whitehouse.gov/

COVID-19 Hotline - (844) 442-2681

 

FEDERAL STIMULUS

The President and Congress are rolling out significant stimulus programs ongoing. More information on real-time updates can be found at: https://www.whitehouse.gov/.

Family Resources

MULTI-ASSISTANCE

United Way 2-1-1 Contact Center - https://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/coronavirus/

Civic Georgia - https://www.civicga.org/atlresourcelist

 

FOOD ASSISTANCE

Fulton County Schools Students - https://www.fultonschools.org/

Cherokee County Schools Students - https://www.cherokeek12.net/

SNAP/Food Stamps - https://dfcs.georgia.gov/food-stamps

Women, Infants & Children SNP - https://dph.georgia.gov/WIC

North Fulton Community Charities - https://nfcchelp.org

Cherokee Services -https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/cherokee_county_food_pantries.html

Atlanta Community Food Bank - Text FINDFOOD (COMIDA en espanol) to 888-976-2232.  Follow prompts to receive closest distribution locations and contact info.

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UTILITY ASSISTANCE

Georgia Power suspends utility shut offs for 30 days

Atlanta Gas Light offers resources

Comcast offers free internet for low-income households, enables free Xfinity wifi hot spots around the county and has no disconnections or late fees for 60 days.

AT&T is not terminating any wireless, home phone or broadband service, is waiving late payment fees, removing data caps and is keeping wifi hotspots open for free. Full details available here.

Charter Spectrum – no disconnects or late fees https://www.spectrum.com/

Cobb EMC https://cobbemc.com/

Sawnee EMC https://www.sawnee.com/

 

RENT & MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE

President Trump has directed the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to suspend evictions and foreclosures through April as Americans grapple with the fallout of the coronavirus.

 

DELAYED TAX FILING & STUDENT LOANS

The deadline to file federal taxes has now been extended to July 15th. This will provide immediate relief to those with pending tax liabilities or access to complete returns. Student loans payments have been suspended for 60 days.

 

DRIVERS LICENSE & TAG RENEWAL

Driver’s license expiration deadlines are extended 60 days: https://dds.georgia.gov/

Tag information can be found here: https://dor.georgia.gov/vehicle-registration-renewal-faq

Employee & Business Resources

UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

A business can file unemployment for their staff and encouraged to do so online. Individuals can file directly as well. Benefits are available within 48 hours to help and all online. https://www.dol.state.ga.us/fileaclaim/

 

PAID SICK LEAVE & INSURANCE

Emergency Paid Sick Leave - Any employee who works for an employer is eligible.

  • Full-time Employees – 80 hours of paid sick leave
  • Part-time Employees – Paid based on the average number of hours the employee worked for the six months prior to taking this paid sick leave

Expanded FMLA - https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/fmla/pandemic

GA Insurance Commissioner John King instructed insurers not to cancel health insurance policies of those who miss payments until further notice. https://www.oci.ga.gov/home.aspx

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