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(NAPSI)—Rural, low-income and tribal communities can access free or low-cost Internet with the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)—a new, permanent extension of the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB). Visit fcc.gov/acp for more details and call 844-844-WIFI (844-844-9434) to find a participating provider nearby.

 Nearly one in three business owners report feeling extremely worried about inflation and rank it as a top business concern. Fortunately, SCORE, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, can make a difference. Learn more at www.SCORE.org

The tobacco industry is a top global plastic polluter, producing six trillion cigarettes a year with filters made of plastic that ends up in Californian’s food and water says the California Tobacco Control Program. Learn more about the tobacco industry and the environment at www.undo.org

The City Mom Collective, an organization of mom influencers and a partner of the We Can Do This Campaign, gets answers from doctors on questions parents have about kids’ health. They say children 5 to 11 should get the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more at www.vaccines.gov.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government created the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC), a refundable tax credit available to businesses, colleges, universities, hospitals, and not-for-profits that had a drop in revenue or were affected by government orders. Learn more at www.ERTCAdvisors.org and 800-222-9000.

If you have 30 seconds—and the free new Dwellin app—you can save yourself time, money and trouble, and help preserve the planet at the same time. For facts and tips, visit www.dwellin.com.

America’s 50 million allergy and asthma sufferers should know that pet dander, dust mites, mold, mildew, and other allergens can lurk in your home’s air ducts. Fortunately, National Air Duct Cleaners Association members can help. To learn more and find a nearby NADCA member, visit https://nadca.com/find-a-professional.

Through its Sickle Cell Initiative, the Red Cross has expanded its blood donation testing to include sickle cell trait screening. Eligible individuals who are feeling well can arrange to donate blood at RedCrossBlood.org/OurBlood, the Red Cross Blood Donor App or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS. 

The JRNY digital fitness platform (www.bowflex.com/jrny.html) offers personalized, trainer-led workouts on Bowflex cardio equipment based on your fitness abilities and mood for a quality, meaningful workout at home or on the go. There are full-body workouts, yoga, Pilates, core, stretching and more.

Aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal employees and just about everyone else. Securing your dog before the carrier approaches your property will minimize any dog-carrier interactions. Learn more at www.usps.com and www.facts.usps.com