Families without Internet access can now have Comcast Essentials FREE for up to 60 days. Additionally, Comcast is increasing Internet speed for existing customers. Please see the brief facts below and click HERE (https://corporate.comcast.com/press/releases/internet-essentials-low-income-broadband-coronavirus-pandemic) for more information. All inquiries regarding Comcast Internet should be directed to Comcast.
To receive increased Internet speeds, existing customers will not need to do anything. New speeds will be rolled out nationally over the next few days.
All NEW customers will receive a free self-install kit that includes a cable modem with a Wi-Fi router. There will be no term contract or credit check and no shipping fee
Interested parties can simply visit www.internetessentials.com to receive information or sign up for Internet Essentials. The website includes options to video chat with customer service agents in American Sign Language. There are also two dedicated phone numbers 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.
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Testing at Dept. of Public Health testing sites is provided at no cost. Please go to https://www.district4health.org/ or call 1-800-847-4262 to schedule an appointment. Testing in Spalding County is offered on Wednesdays by appointment only. COVID-19 testing is also offered (filed on insurance) at Peachtree Immediate Care by appointment only (770-889-1211); at Family Medical Center- call ahead (770-228-2641); at Family Health Clinic in Zebulon (770-288-2822)and at CVS Pharmacy (770-229-2113).