Call 2-1-1 or visit 211utah.org to connect with housing and utility assistance, food resources, legal aid, and more
Salt Lake City Library COVID-19 resource list. Browse resources by age group and topic.
COVID Mobile Testing location map. "The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) is offering free rapid antigen testing at many locations throughout the state of Utah. Locations are chosen based on high positivity rates, lower numbers of tests conducted, untreated wastewater sampling, and other surveillance data. Anyone can get tested at these free testing clinics, even if they do not have symptoms of COVID-19. Anyone who wants to be tested can register online at the links on each site. We also encourage anyone who might have any symptoms, even mild ones, to come and get tested. Please pre-register to cut down on delays at the test site. If you are unable to register online, you will be able to register at the site. Identification may be required."
HHS Web-Based Locator for COVID-19 Outpatient Treatment Sites for Monoclonal Antibodies. This page shows locations where monoclonal antibody therapeutics have been delivered, including the facility name and address and which monoclonal antibody therapeutic has been delivered to the site. Only facilities that are open to the general public are listed. The locator does not include facilities that receive the monoclonal antibody therapeutics for outpatient treatment of specific groups, such as for patients in long-term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, psychiatric facilities, or prisons.
Emotional Health Relief Hotline: 833-442-2211
The SafeUT Crisis Chat and Tip Line, a mobile app for both iPhone and Android. A statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention to youth through live chat and a confidential tip program – right from your smartphone. For immediate mental health crisis help, please use the chat feature or call 833-372-3388 (833-3SAFEUT). Licensed clinicians in our 24/7 CrisisLine call center respond to all incoming chats and calls by providing supportive or crisis counseling, suicide prevention, and referral services.
SLC Community Bail Fund, now accepting applications. The fund's two-fold mission is 1) to minimize the incarcerated population of Utah jails by providing cash bail to those who cannot afford the posted amount, and 2) to end all pre-trial detention in Utah, using the Community Bail Fund as a mechanism to expose the community harm caused by cash bail and unnecessary time spent in jail. The Salt Lake Community Bail Fund is operated by Decarcerate Utah. To donate, click here. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Utah Rent Relief: The Emergency Rental Assistance program can help renters who are unable to pay their rent and utilities due to circumstances related to COVID-19. You can apply here starting March 15, 2021.
Eligible households have:
Combined household income at or below 80% of area median income
Someone in the household has qualified for unemployment, or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19
Household is experiencing housing instability (for example, received a past-due utility or rent notice or eviction notice, or living in unsafe or unhealthy living conditions) due to COVID-19
Applicant resides in the household and is on the lease
Utah Warm Line: 801-587-1055. Answered 7 Days a Week, 8a–11p. This line is for Salt Lake County residents who are not in crisis, but seeking support, engagement or encouragement. Certified peer specialists offer support and empower callers to resolve problems by fostering a sense of hope, dignity, and self-respect
Resources to Confront Racism:
Black Lives Matter instructional library, with links to audio
Salt Lake City Library Black Lives Matter book list. Staff picks for children, teens and adults.
Thursday, May 6:
Lamont Joseph White Gallery Opening, 2-3 p.m., Bird’s Nest room, located on Level 2 of the Snowbird Center. FREE, open to the public. Painted with oil on canvas during his residency in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, the collection is influenced by White’s experience as a Black and brown person in the historically white space of skiing. The artist will host a Q&A session. All attendees will be required to wear face coverings. For more information on the artist and gallery, click here.
Creating Waterwise Park Strips, 6-7:30 p.m. online. Event by Conservation Garden Park and Localscapes. This webinar will go over the requirements for the Flip your Strip program — a rebate program available to most of Salt Lake County through Utah Water Savers. Click here to register to attend.
Sat-Wed, May 8-12: Red Butte Garden Annual Spring Plant Sale & Fundraiser, 12:00-7:00 p.m. at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre, 2155 Red Butte Canyon Rd., SLC. This year the annual plant sale will be held over the span of five days to allow for pre-registration time slots and social distancing. Click here to register online.
Tuesday, May 11:
Walk/Bike Tour of Rose Park & Fairpark Neighborhood Byway. Event by SLCMoves: "Celebrate Bike Month in May by joining us on a walking or bicycling tour of the Rose Park & Fairpark neighborhood byway projects! The walking and bicycling tours will take place on the neighborhood byway. Each tour will highlight different safety improvements along 1300 West. Please plan for at least 25 – 45 minutes of active walking or bicycling depending on tour route. Please bring a bike and the appropriate safety gear if registering for the bicycling tour. This event is FREE, but you need to register."
Wednesday, May 12:
Build Bikes for Kids in Salt Lake City, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Squatter's, 147 W. Broadway, SLC. "Do a little good! Join Can'd Aid at Squatters Pub in an effort to build bicycles for the entire 1st-grade class at Mary W. Jackson Elementary! For many students, this will be their very first bicycle - providing a valuable opportunity to get outside. Can'd Aid will supply all necessary tools. Just come ready to jump in and help turn some wrenches! No previous bike building experience necessary." Sign up for a time slot here. Registration required.
Friday, May 14:
Utah Thrive 125 call for artists deadline. Artists are asked to submit a Statement of Interest in creating new work related to this project and sample images of previous work by May 14th. This Statement of Interest may include why you are interested in the project, conceptual ideas for a new work, or explanations of how existing work proposed responds to this project. A minimum of 10 artists will be selected from the applications. Selected artists will be invited to create work based on their statement of interest, past work samples, or the proposed existing works. All selected artists will be paid $3,000 in exchange for a high-quality digital image of the artwork and the unrestricted use of the image by DHA in the promotion and celebration of Thrive 125 and the Utah arts community.
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Saturday, May 22:
NAMIWalks Your Way, 8a-2p, virtual. Event by NAMI Utah: "Our collective mental health needs are at their greatest now. One in three U.S. adults reported experiencing depression or anxiety since the pandemic began. NAMI’s programs and advocacy are needed more than ever, and with your help, we are pleased to present NAMIWalks Your Way online again this year! We will have virtual events, share pictures, and walk from our homes. Register at www.namiwalks.org/utah."
Opening day of Farmers Market Ogden, 8a-1p from Wall Ave. to Washington Blvd. on Historic 25th Street - Ogden, Utah. "Join us for 17 weeks of supporting local produce, artisan, grocery and prepared food vendors. Farmers Market Ogden will run Saturdays, May 22 through September 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, visit www.farmersmarketogden.com."
Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Great Basin Desert: SLC Area, 9a-3p, approx. 35 miles west of SLC. Event by Blue Wind School of Botanical Studies: "The spring bloom period, after the snow melt but before the searing heat of summer sets in, happens to be the IDEAL time to explore this majestic landscape of shrub dominated valleys, riparian canyons, piñon/juniper foothills, and high desert mountains. Join us as we discover together many of the amazing native/naturalized edible & medicinal plants that can be found growing throughout this uniquely diverse bioregion." Detailed directions and other more specific class info (including carpool networking) will be emailed out to the registered/paid students by May 12.
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Saturday, June 26:
Barriers that prevent Indigenous People from being found once they go missing with Denae Shanidiin of MMIwhoismissing and Restoring Ancestral Winds, Michelle Brown of the MMIW+Utah campaign of PANDOS and Representative Angela Romero. Plus, Campana Libertad at Centro Civico, Vicky Chavez joins RadioACTive team, and a mural for the late-community activist Margarita Satini.READ MORE
The Punk Rock Farmer talks tomatoes with the pro, Marybeth Janerich of Wasatch Community Gardens, and watering tips with SLC Water Conservation Manager Stephanie Duer on the #UrbanFarmReport. Plus, Arbor Day with Tree Utah, City Nature Challenge with NHMU, #ManyCulturesOneSky with SkyWatcher Leo T, and fresh, homegrown music from Bly Wallentine.READ MORE
Rape Recovery Center on prevention and eliminating shame for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Plus, SLC Mayor announces new tiny home village with The Other Side Academy, Better Utah Institute drops cool new tools for grassroots activists and community builders, and #PoetryStillHappens with Willy Palomo.READ MORE
#TheNickBurnsReport, featuring Nicole Walker, author of Processed Meats: Essays on Food, Flesh and Navigating Disaster. Plus, #PoetryStillHappens with Ashley Finley, a May Day call to 'Make the Rich Pay', Tipping Point with UCCD, and a dip into the RA archives to celebrate Nomadland's wins at the Academy Awards.READ MORE