Resources for community members needing assistance

We're In This Together

Let’s keep calm, everyone. Be kind to one another. Take deep breaths. Go for walks. Shop local. Be safe. We’ll get through this.

Just the Facts

Don’t believe everything you read on social media. Don’t listen to rumors, and for goodness sake, don’t spread rumors.

We Can Do This

Our grandparents were called to war. We are simply being asked to stay home and avoid groups for a few weeks.


  • Coronavirus Small Business Issues and Solutions Guide

  • COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

  • Mental Health Support for LGTBQ Youth

  • United Way of Greater Houston (2-1-1 Helpline)

  • Columbus Food Pantry


The Chamber of Commerce has verified all residents who live at serviceable Spectrum locations and have school children (PK-12 or college-age) are eligible for free Spectrum Internet and WiFi for two months.

Stipulations: Parents or those at least 18 years of age must call and place the order; CANNOT be a current Spectrum customer

If you and your family meet the criteria above, call (844) 488-8398 and ask for new service and mention the Free Internet Offer for Students and Distance Learning.