Hotspots across the country open and free. Many of
these hotspots are in neighborhoods and might be accessible
from your home.
Essentials: New Internet Essentials customers will
receive two free months of Internet service, which is available
to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month plus
tax. Apply by April 30, 2020. Xfinity has also paused data
plans, late fees, and disconnects for the next 60 days.
AT&T: AT&T has
opened all public WiFi hotspots and will not charge customers for
any late fees or overages. AT&T
access is offering two months of free service to new
Access customers who order by April 30, 2020. $5/mo or $10/mo
thereafter, depending on your speed.
LifeLine Program: this government assisted wireless
service provides discounted home phone and cell phone
services to eligible low income families and individuals.
Qualified customers can receive a free cell phone along with
unlimited free minutes and free texts every
its ability to reimburse volunteers directly in real-time,
expensify.org is uniquely positioned to help families in need
immediately. They are matching SNAP grocery purchases up to
$50 per family.
Mobile Testing Site Open to Public (Updated
5/6/20) - Anyone 18 years or older living in
Sacramento County can now get tested for COVID-19 simply by
completing the screening survey. Once the screener is completed,
participants will be eligible for an appointment at the Mobile
Testing Site at Cal Expo. It is no longer symptom driven.
This testing is free. Website: https://www.projectbaseline.com/study/covid-19/eligibility/
– Disaster Distress Helpline: (800) 985-5990; 24/7,
365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate
crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional
distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.