ALTON — State Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, is promoting free WiFi hotspots available locally to help students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I commend the students, educators, and administrators for adjusting to the many challenges during this crisis and working together to support our education system. However, there are many students that lack access to the internet and other resources they may need to complete their schoolwork,” said Bristow. “This collaboration between various Illinois agencies works to give those students the opportunity to complete their coursework safely.”
There are more than 200 hotspot locations across Illinois students can access; visit coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/resources-for-families-and-children to find the WiFi hotspot in their community. Local free wifi hotspots incude:
• Lewis and Clark Community College, 5800 Godfrey Road, Godfrey. The password is provided on signs in WiFi parking lot.
• Bethalto Public Library District, 321 S. Prairie St., Bethalto. No password required for WiFi access.
• Six Mile Regional Library District, 2145 Johnson Road, Granite City. Wireless internet access is available 24/7; no password is needed.
• Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave., Granite City. Wireless internet access available 24/7; no password is needed.
To find the most recent information about resources and information regarding COVID-19 in Illinois, visit https://ift.tt/3abA4uk or call the Illinois Department of Public Health at 1-800-889-3931.
via Alton Telegraph
May 11, 2020 at 10:14PM