Crisis counseling is available for Montana residents struggling with stress and anxiety from the pandemic. Call the Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs (no spaces) to 66746
All Missoula County residents can now use the drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at the Garden City building at 4025 Flynn Lane just off West Broadway with prior approval. Anyone showing symptoms — a fever over 100.4, cough and trouble breathing — should call (406) 258-4636 before going out to be tested.
Our station webpages have the “COVID-19 Info” page, the latest information on the virus from reputable sources, Missoula City/County Health department, the CDC, WHO, and more. >MISSOULA CITY-COUNTY JOINT INFORMATION CENTER webpage http://covid19.missoula.co/ the 258-INFO (4636) number is staffed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula will close its outbuildings for winter starting on November 2nd but small group tours, of no more than six, are available by appointment. They’ll re-open their outbuildings on Forestry Day April 24th, 2021. Find more information at fortmissoulamuseum.com
Lost Trail Ski Patrol’s 49th Annual Ski/Snowboard/Outdoor Gear Swap. HAS BEEN CANCELLED this year due to Covid.
The Poverello Center serves some of our most at-risk neighbors. And they are seeking Donations of Food & Cleaning Supplies: They will be happy to meet you outside to collect your donation. Just call (406) 529-5643 and a staff person will come outside and meet you. You can donate online and ask volunteer questions.
High school students in the Missoula valley can audition for the singing competition Live Streamed First Night Spotlight hosted by Arts Missoula. There is a maximum of 3 performers per audition and the deadline is November 6th at 5:00pm. Find submission forms at artsmissoula.org or call 541-0860.
This year The 2020 Festival of Trees will be from November 27th through Dec 6th at 9 downtown locations. $1,000 Tree designs and packages will be raffled off to the public— to find out more, look under the events section of missouladowntown.com
Do you or someone you know need help paying for childcare? Many families struggle to pay for childcare because it is often the most expensive item in a family’s budget next to rent or mortgage. Contact Child Care Resources to see if you qualify for a scholarship at 406-728-6446 or go online to childcareresources.org.
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America‘s Helpline is open seven days a week to answer questions about caregiving during the Coronavirus outbreak, ways to keep your loved one safe, what to do at home and more. Call 866-232-8484 or visit www.alzfdn.org to connect with a licensed social worker.