Ethel Preston

Office Manager

Ethel Preston is KPCW's Chief Officer of First Impressions, and handles KPCW's public service announcements, lost & found, donor databases and volunteer coordination.

Ways to Connect

Intermountain and U of U Health offer saliva-based testing indoors at two Park City locations: Park City Hospital’s Blair Education Center and the U of U Health Redstone Center. Patients who need a COVID-19 test should call first to either the Intermountain Healthcare’s COVID-19 hotline at 1-844-442-5224 or the U of U Health COVID-19 hotline at 801-587-0712 or 1-844-745-9325 or visit https://healthcare.utah.edu/ to make an appointment.  

Park City Museum is OPEN Wednesday-Sunday, 11-5 -- and observing safe social distancing.  In addition to the PC Museum's permanent exhibits, the traveling exhibition of photographs by Jacob A. Riis: "How the Other Half Lives" opens on November 10.  Visitors will experience Riis's emotional journey as he documented the lives of the impoverished and the places they lived through life-size photographs, artifacts and his personal notes. More info at parkcityhistory.org.

People's Health Clinic offers free or reduced cost health care. The Clinic is open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Call 435-333-1850 to make an appointment.  

CONNECT Summit County wants you to know: Changes in our mental health are just part of our nature. If you or someone you know is struggling, you can find resources near you at PartofOurNature.org and scroll to Summit County, UT. If in Crisis: If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or struggling with your mental health, please contact the Summit County Crisis Number, 833-995-1295 or download the SafeUT App monitored 24/7 by clinicians who respond to all chats, texts, and calls. If you are in immediate danger, call 911 or go to the closest ER.

The Utah Strong Recovery Project is offering free help to anyone experiencing stress, anxiety or depression due to COVID-19.  A crisis intervention counselor is available 7am-7pm, seven days a week. All information is confidential and free of charge. Call or text 385-386-2289 or email utahstrong@utah.gov and give your first name and phone number only.  Counseling in Spanish and other languages is available. For after hours needs, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). The Utah Strong Recovery program is operated by the Utah Dept. of Human Services through a FEMA grant.

Intermountain Healthcare is offering a free, emotional relief hotline for mild to intense levels of need from 10 am-10 pm 7 days a week.  Call 833-442-2211. Interpretation services for 19 languages is available.  Callers are connected to Caregivers from Intermountain Healthcare's Behavioral Health Clinical Program who can provide support, resources and referral options.

The St. Lawrence Thrift Store in Heber is OPEN!  Wednesday through Friday 10am to 6 pm.; Sat. 10-5Everyone will be required to wear a face mask. The Park City Donation Center is in the back of St. Mary's in Old Town Park City and is open Monday through Saturday, 10am to 3pm.  To arrange pick up of  gently used furniture and appliances in Park City and Heber, call 435-657-0209.   

Sunrise Rotary is assisting Rotary Clubs in Southern Utah which will transport basic supplies to the Navajo.  If you want to help, purchase needed items listed below and drop them off at Ecker Hill "Park n Ride" this Thursday, May 21,  12:00-1.   Cheryl Butler will be in a black pickup truck.  Everything will be taken to the Navajo in Montezuma Creek.  For more information,  butlercr.hotmail.com@clubrunner.email   Items needed include:  Baby Diapers Clorox bleach Snacks (regular & sugar-free)Baby formula and food Soap SoupFac

Rebroadcast from April 16, 2019: Kirk Wallace Johnson, author of The Feather Thief - Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the CenturyRebroadcast from April 23, 2019: Earl Swift, author of Chesapeake Requiem - A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island.

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development is offering a bridge loan to Utah-based small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and which have 50 or fewer employees  Loan amounts range from $5,000 to $20,000 with 0% interest for up to a 60-month period. To Apply, go to utahgoed.secure.force.com/goed/PtlCase. 

If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's Helpline is open seven days a week to answer questions about caregiving during the Coronavirus outbreak, including ways to keep your loved one safe, what to do at home and more.  The Alzheimer's Foundation of America's Helpline is 866-232-8484 or visit www.alzfdn.org to connect with a licensed social worker who can help.  

Although the Senior Centers are closed, curbside meals are being served at each center on the schedule below.   Please call by 9:30 am on the day of scheduled lunch to reserve your meal.  Park City - Mondays and Thursdays from 12:45 pm- 1:30 pm, 435-649-7261.  North Summit- Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:00 pm-12:30 pm, 435-336-2622.  South Summit- Mondays and Thursdays from 12:00 pm-12:30 pm, 435-783-4311.  During this time of uncertainty, if you are aware of anyone 60 years or older in need, please contact Jessica Wilde, Senior Director,

The Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is asking the public to process their motor vehicle renewals online.   Although certain vehicles may not be eligible for online renewal, the majority of vehicles can be renewed by using an On the SPOT renewal station or online via Renewal Express.  Visit dmv.utah.gov for a list of On the SPOT renewal stations near you or to connect to Renewal Express.

The Clerk’s office will have limited staff. Office hours are between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM. All passport services are temporallysuspended. Marriage Licenses are by appointment only. For appointments or questions, call  435-336-3204.  

 

The 2020 Park City Water Polo Spring Season begins Feb. 24th! Between Feb. 24th and March 6th new players can try Park City Water Polo for free. Water Polo is open to ages 8 -high school and beginners are welcome and encouraged. Different ages practice at different times. All practices at the Ecker Hill Pool. Email parkcitywaterpolo@gmail.com or visit parkcitywaterpolo.com for schedules and more information. 

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