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Resources, assistance offered in Las Vegas during COVID-19 crisis

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Posted at 8:54 PM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 02:27:05-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — 13 Action News has more resources and assistance detailed to help get you though the current coronavirus pandemic.

And here is a roundup of a few of those resources offered:

POWER
NV Energy says residential customers using an average of 1,092 kilowatt hours of electricity per month will see a decrease of $3.88 on their monthly bills.

They’ve also suspended any disconnections due to non-payment and are waiving any late penalties due to COVID-19.

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INTERNET/PHONE
Effective through May 15, Cox is eliminating data overages to meet higher demand.

They’re also offering a $19.99 plan for new starter internet customers with a temporary boost on download speeds, with no annual contract.

T-Mobile is offering unlimited smartphone data.

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and Cox have agreed to not terminate service for residential or small business customers for the next 60 days.

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GYMS
EOS Fitness and LVAC are just two gyms offering online classes, videos, and instructions for free.

BANKS
Banks are urging customers to do any transactions online to continue social distancing.

Wells Fargo is offering waivers on fees, along with assistance with credit card, auto, and mortgage payments.

Bank of America is offering credit card payment assistance, and help with home loans.

CAR RENTAL
Enterprise is lowering the age minimum, and waiving the young renter fees for rentals through the end of May.

Hertz has also waived the young renter fee from 20 to 18, for those needing help getting around.

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FOOD DELIVERY
Uber Eats is waiving delivery fees for all orders from independent restaurants.

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JOBS
Amazon, Smith’s, Sprouts and Walmart are looking to fill roles at their stores to keep up with demand.

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