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Because Morgan County Schools has been designated as a Community Eligibility Provision district, all students (regardless of income) qualify for this program under the Free and Reduced Lunch qualification.
Special note: This program is sponsored by the FCC, not Morgan County Schools. We cannot answer questions or support any issues pertaining to this program. Our goal is purely to help share this information with our community. Please contact Highland Communications or Highland Telephone with questions. Thank you!
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.
A household is eligible if a member of the household meets one of the criteria below:
There are two ways for eligible households to apply:
After receiving an eligibility determination, households can contact their preferred service provider to select an Emergency Broadband Benefit eligible service plan.
Information found in this post was obtained from the fcc.gov website
The Pfizer vaccine has received the final authorization to be given to children ages 12-15. It was already authorized for use in 16-18 year olds. In Morgan County the walk in/drive up hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am-11am and again from 1pm-3pm. Those vaccines are administered at the EMS Building, 228 Flat Fork Road, in Wartburg.