• Additional resources: 


    State medical experts indicate that the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID -19 are the same recommendations for preventing the spread of the flu. Please click here to read information from the Ohio Department of Health regarding the COVID-19. Families may also visit the CDC website for more information regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus.

     

    Thank you for your continued support in keeping our students and staff safe. More information on the coronavirus is available at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.

     


     

    • Hamilton County Job and Family Service has a list of services they provide as well as other assistance from local nonprofit groups: https://www.hcjfs.org/coronavirus-updates-and-jfs-services/ - This also clarifies that both Duke and Greater Cincinnati Waterworks are not currently disconnecting service for non-payment.

     

    • Ohio Job and Family Services has information related to unemployment benefits for people unable to work due to mandatory closures, information related to how to apply are here: http://jfs.ohio.gov/ouio/CoronavirusAndUI.stm

    Waterworks Forgiveness Program

    The Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) Economic Hardship Water Debt Forgiveness Program, also known as the “Forgiveness Program,” will help customers avoid water shutoffs at their home. Customers must demonstrate they are experiencing economic hardship due to COVID-19 or be at or below specified income levels. GCWW will forgive past-due amounts related to water and City of Cincinnati stormwater services accrued during the pandemic, from March 1, 2020, through September 30, 2020.

    All applications must be submitted by March 31, 2021 to qualify.

    For more information and to access the applications, visit www.Forgive.myGCWW.orgHard-copy applications - including Spanish translated versions - will also be available upon request from GCWW at (513) 591-7700 and at several public locations such as public libraries and Cincinnati Recreation Commission recreation centers.