COVID-19 Resources for Families

AL Department of Education COVID-19 Updates – March 6-19, 2020
Provides many links to more information about school closures, free meals for students, and more.

AL Department of Public Health COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions – March 23, 2020

AL Department of Public Health Hotline & E-mail for COVID-19 Information – March 23, 2020

AL Department of Labor: COVID-19 and Unemployment Insurance Benefits FAQ – March 21, 2020

AL Department of Labor Paid Leave Overview – March 21, 2020

CDC Recommendations for Cleaning & Disinfecting – March 19, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor: Family First Coronavirus Act – March 18, 2020
The act requires certain employers to provide employees with expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from the effective date through December 31, 2020.

Birmingham Water Works – March 11, 2020
Birmingham Water Works to Halt Service Disconnections due to Coronavirus

Alabama Power COVID-19 Response – March 2020
Since Alabama’s COVID-19 state of emergency was declared, Alabama Power has not disconnected any customers for non-payment and there are no plans to do so for those impacted by the pandemic. In addition, they are also suspending late payment fees.

Federal Student Aid: Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents – March 2020

Spire Energy COVID-19 Response – March 2020
Spire has suspended disconnects and late fees until 5/1/2020 for residential and business customers.

World Health Organization: COVID-19 Myths Busted – March 2020