AEP-SWEPCO has announced that they will temporarily suspend the disconnection of services due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The company says they want those in the community to focus on their families and stay healthy.

AEP- SWEPCO posted the following on their Facebook page:

AEP is temporarily suspending all disconnections for non-payment as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread in our communities. We know our customers are concerned about their families and ensuring they have reliable electric service allows them to focus on staying healthy and well. AEP is committed to doing what we can to help our customers, our employees, and the communities we serve navigate this uncertain time.

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