New Updates

  • Governor DeSantis extends moratorium on evictions and foreclosures until August 1. More here. 
  • Comcast Continues to Extend Free Internet to New Internet Essentials Customers – On Thursday, June 18, Comcast announced it will continue to provide 60 days of free Internet service to new, eligible Internet Essentials customers through the end of this year. In addition, Comcast will continue to waive the requirement that customers not have a past due balance with Comcast to qualify for the offer. More information HERE.


Previous Updates

  • TCC offers online "DIY" summer camps for individuals. Click here for more information.
  • Fun 4 Tally Kids compiles comprehensive list of summer camps in Tallahassee-Leon County. More here. 
  • Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend list of childcare/daycare facilities. In partnership with FDOE, the coalition is providing medical professionals, first responders, and other specified essential workers with finanicial assistance for child care. More here. 
  • County Waste Centers reopen for drop off on April 30. Residents may resume dropping off hazardous waste and solid waste materials during normal business hours. Credit/debit cards are encouraged to avoid handling cash.  More on Household Hazardous Waste.  More on Rural Waste.  More on Solid Waste
  • Comcast Extends Comprehensive COVID-19 Response Policies to June 30.  Comcast announced it will extend its commitments for Xfinity customers through June 30 to help ensure students can finish out the school year from home and remain connected to the internet during the COVID-19 crisis. More here.
  • Supervisor of Elections Encourages All Voters to Request Vote-by-Mail Ballots for the 2020 General Elections. Voting by mail allows voters to cast their ballots from the safety and comfort of their own homes, minimizes interactions with other people, and helps to maintain social distancing. More here.
  • Tax filing extension. The U.S. Treasury Secretary extended the tax filing date to July 15, giving Americans an additional three months to file their income tax returns.
  • Reemployment Assistance Program from Department of Economic Opportunity. DEO is now accepting paper applications for unemployment benefits, available here, and launched a new mobile-friendly site for Floridians to apply for reemployment assistance, available here


More Information

  • Talquin Electric Customers. If you are a Talquin Electric customer struggling to pay your utility bill due to the COVID-19 crisis, please contact Talquin directly to discuss the possibility of utility bill assistance. To contact the Talquin Member Services group call (850) 627-7651, or email MemberFeedback@talquinelectric.com.
  • Center for Disease Control’s COVID-19 Situation Summary – Updated regularly, the CDC maintains a webpage that provides updated information as it becomes available with updated guidance.
  • Getting Your Household Ready for Coronavirus Disease – The Center for Disease Control offers guidance to help plan for any possible community transmission of COVID-19. We want to help everyone prepare to respond to this public health threat.
  • Cleaning and Disinfecting Households – The Center for Disease Control states cleaning of visibly dirty surfaces followed by disinfection is a best practice measure for prevention of COVID-19 and other viral respiratory illnesses in households and community settings.