Resources for Family’s Experiencing Financial Hardship:

Southwest Gas begins temporary moratorium on natural gas disconnections Southwest Gas is starting a temporary moratorium on natural gas disconnections for non-payment that is in effect until further notice.

NV Energy Temporarily Suspends Disconnections Due to Coronavirus Customers undergoing financial hardship or isolation are urged to call NV Energy’s customer service line at 775-834-4444 for Northern Nevada customers.

Filing Unemployment Claims You can file an unemployment claim 24/7 atthe DETR website, which is the fastest way to file.On Monday, March 16, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) will have expanded system and staffing to accommodate any increase in unemployment insurance (UI) claims. Telephone claim call center hours will increase to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday to provide support in English and Spanish with additional translation available as needed. With the convenience of 24-hr filing, claimants are highly encouraged to use the internet to file their UI claims. North: (775) 684-0350Rural: (888) 890-8211

AT&T, Comcast, Verizon and others agree not to overcharge customers during coronavirus

CC Communications will provide broadband at no cost to K-12 students and teachers, as well as college students, who have been required to transition to online schooling and do not currently have a broadband connection at home. This service will be provided, where available, for the remainder of the semester. Call 775-423-7171

Additional Information and Resources:

Nevada Health Response Webpage

Churchill County Board of Health Public Service Announcements

Churchill County COVID-19/Coronavirus Public Health Information

Frequently Asked Questions for Districts & Schools Nevada Department of Educatio

From the CDC: What You Need to Know About COVID-19

COVID-19 Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

Cómo hablar con los niños sobre el coronavirus