Media Contacts

Suzanne Winchester

Associate Director, Public Relations,
Email: suzanne.winchester@hsc.utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-3102

Apr 02, 2020 9:00 AM

PARK CITY TESTING

In response to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Summit County, University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare have joined together to provide additional resources for curbside COVID-19 testing at the Park City Ice Arena.

The site, located at 600 Gilmore Way, offers both screening assessment and testing without a physician’s order and is available to everyone with or without health insurance. Hours are from Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6 pm.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to join together with University of Utah Health to bring increased COVID-19 resources to the Summit County community that has been especially hard hit by the COVID-19 virus. The Ice Arena site provides easy access for cars and a smooth flow of traffic, which are important as the need for testing increases,” said Rebekah Couper-Noles, VP for medical group operations at Intermountain Healthcare.

“It’s essential right now to work together to support the urgent needs of communities throughout Utah. The partnership with Intermountain Healthcare will allow us to test more individuals with COVID-19 symptoms in an area showing higher levels of community spread. We are committed to testing as many individuals as possible to help control and stop the spread of COVID-19,” says Richard Orlandi, MD, chief medical officer for ambulatory health at University of Utah Health.

Individuals are encouraged to call ahead so a medical professional can assess your symptoms over the phone and determine if you should be tested for COVID-19. Calling ahead is not required for testing but doing so may save you time and help our team of caregivers prepare for your visit.

For more information about COVID-19, Intermountain and University of Utah Health offer a variety of resources. You can call the Intermountain COVID-19 hotline at 844-442-5224 if you have questions. You can also access telehealth services to assess for COVID-19 by visiting Connect Care at  https://intermountainhealthcare.org/services/urgent-care/connect-care/ or use the new digital Symptom Tracker App located at IntermountainHealthcare.org to help them determine if they should be evaluated by a healthcare professional or need to be tested at one of Intermountain’s 20 drive-up testing sites.

People who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should call U of U Health’s coronavirus hotline at 801-587-0712 for an initial screening, where it will be determined if a patient should be evaluated by a health care professional virtual urgent care or need to be tested for COVID-19 at one of U of U Health’s five drive-up testing sites (Park City, Sugar House, South Jordan, Redwood, and Farmington).

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