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Family First Medicine in Scottsboro and Rainsville offering testing:  FOR THOSE WHO MEET CRITERIA: we are offering Curbside testing for the COVID-19 at both Scottsboro and Rainsville locations. If you have the COVID-19 symptoms please DO NOT walk in to our clinic, call first to set up a time and to get instructions for our curbside testing. This will help decrease the risk of exposure to our other patients. Call 256-638-9161 or 256-912-2183 to see if you meet criteria.Thank you for your patience.

Workers can file for benefits online at or by calling 1-866-234-5382.  Online filing is encouraged.

Apply online at


ONLINE SUBSTANCE ABUSE MEETINGS: and enter the Meeting ID: 336 810 9650.
Meetings will be held at 2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, meetings will be at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. ​

Small business loans have been made available. Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who are deaf or hard‑of‑hearing may call (800) 877-8339. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX  76155.

Operation Hope is working in conjunction with FEMA and Red Cross to provide financial emergency preparedness and recovery.  Hope Crisis Hotline and virtual counseling centers will help clients mitigate credit issues, develop emergency budgets, communicate with creditors, obtain SBA loans, negotiate with mortgage services for foreclosure prevention.  Services are free of charge.  For assistance 1-888-388-4673 or

FOOD: Telemon Corporation: we assist eligible participants with Walmart Prepaid Cards. . To qualify they have to have worked at a farm or depend on someone who has worked on a farm within the past 24 months. People who have worked at processing plants or chicken plants might qualify as well.  (205) 505-0187 and the address is 1674 Hillyer Robinson Industrial Pkwy South, Suite 2200, Oxford, AL 36203. My office is currently closed, but we are taking application via phone. They don't have to come to our office we go and meet them. 

  • Comcast: The company is offering Internet Essentials as an affordable way for homes who receive public assistance to get online. The plan is available for about $10 per month. In addition, they are increasing speeds for all customers in response to emergency measures associated with the coronavirus, and new customers receive two months free.
  • Charter/Spectrum: Charter Communications is offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 or college students at any service level up to 100 Mbps. Installation fees are also waived. This is only for homes that do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395
  • Mediacom: This ISP is upgrading its low-cost Connect2Compete internet program and offering 60 days of free service for qualifying families who subscribe before May 15. Apply online at or call 1-855-904-2225.
  • Xfinity hotspots:

DEKALB COUNTY:                                                                              
Salvation Army at 256-997-0858

JACKSON COUNTY:                                                                           
Salvation Army 1501 E Willow Street, Scottsboro at 256-259-4320  Mon- Fri 9:00am to 4:15pm

LIMESTONE COUNTY:                                                                       
Limestone County Churches Involved (LCCI) at 201 North Jefferson Street, Athens at 256-262-0671 Mon- Fri 9am to 11am

Athens City Schools: Monday, March 30. This is the family grab-and-go hot meal at Central Church of Christ. You can pick up plates from noon-2 p.m. The church is at 320 U.S. 31 in Athens, across from the Athens City Board of Education.

Athens Middle School on Wednesday, April 1 at 100 U.S. 31. The grab-and-go food bags can be picked up between noon-2 p.m.

"Athens Utilities closing Jefferson St. lobby to the public and suspending disconnects.."

MADISON COUNTY:                                                                            
Huntsville City Schools

Madison County Schools  (student meal distribution sites)

Madison City Schools: Mon March 30- April 3
  • Mondays: First Baptist Church 4257 Sullivan Street, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: Asbury Church, 980 Hughes Road, Madison, 5-7 p.m. (Use Gillespie Road entrance). This will also be the site and time for one more device and WiFi hotspot checkout for MCS students. 
  • Wednesdays: Trinity Baptist, 1088 Hughes Road, Madison, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Also, CrossPointe Church and Inside-Out-Ministries will be in Triana at the Triana Town Municipal Building, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Thursdays: Asbury Church, 980 Hughes Road, Madison, 5-7 p.m. (Use Gillespie Road entrance).
  • Fridays: Heritage Church, 29768 Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road, Madison, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

CHILDCARE: YMCA at 256-319-9622 is closed to the general public but is offering childcare to essential medical personnel, first responders and grocery store employees.

UTILITIES:  Huntsville Utilities temporarily suspending service interruptions for non-payment.


MARSHALL COUNTY:                                                                        
Strong Arm Community Food Bank (256/477-5677): Working through March 26th, then closing. Will reassess the situation in early April. Several alternatives in the database.

2ND CHANCE FOOD PANTRY: Cahill Baptist Church, 217 S Cahill Rd, Albertville. Boxed food, Friday 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. First come, first served.

CONNECT KITCHEN: 149 S. Main Street, Arab. Drive thru Thursdays 5:45 to 6:00pm

LAKE CITY ASSEMBLY OF GOD:  Saturday, April 18th, 11:00 to Noon. Food distribution at Alder Springs Fire Dept. (5915 Hustleville Rd, Albertville). (256) 582-8509.

Available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays brown bag food pickup will be available from 1:00pm to 1:30pm.
     Antioch Baptist Church (130 1st Street)
    Mt. Calvary Baptist Church (201 Rose Rd)
    Cahill Church (South Cahill Rd)
    Baltimore Ave, Church of God (612 Baltimore Ave)
    Hosanna Christian Fellowship (1276 Rose Road)
    Trinity Tabernacle Church (101 Floyd Dr,)
    Shady Oaks Trailer Park @ bus stop (162 Lydia Dr)
    Whispering Oaks @ bus stop (521 Mathis Mill Rd)

Arab City Schools is offering curbside meals to children 18 and under. Anyone interested in participating in the free meal program, should register at
Meals may be picked up on Monday, March 30th at Arab Primary School from 11:00-1:00. Each child will receive 5 breakfast and 5 lunch meals.
Families are asked to stay in their vehicles and pick up meals in the APS drop off lane in the back of the school. Meals will be delivered to the car to follow social distancing procedures. Any child under 18 will be eligible to receive the meals. Children must be present.

GUNTERSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL: All GCBOE families.  Pre-K through 12th grade can pick up food from Guntersville Middle School (access from the back of the school) on Tuesday, March 31st from 8:00am to noon while supplies last.

MORGAN COUNTY:                                                                            
FOOD: Committee on Church Cooperation 256-355-8893 

Morgan County Schools:



Suspension of Disconnection for Non-Payment of All Utility Services
Decatur Utilities has suspended the disconnecting utility services for nonpayment. However, customers will be responsible for the full bill amount accrued until payment is made. This change will remain in effect until end of day Friday, March 27th, at which time DU will reevaluate the COVID-19 situation and announce a decision whether to extend this modified policy.

  • The Volunteer Center is asking for basic foods and Hygiene items. Our local pantries, homeless shelters ( perishable food items), and aging population ( milk, bread, water, meat, and hygiene products) are in NEED. 
  • We ask for your donations to be dropped off at 811 2nd Ave on MONDAY 30th, 2020 we will open at 10:00am.
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Defined coverage areas:
Alabama - De Kalb County
Alabama - Jackson County
Alabama - Limestone County
Alabama - Madison County
Alabama - Marshall County
Alabama - Morgan County
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35804 United States
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Phone Hot Line 211
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