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Free wifi, computer access for Rose Park residents

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Posted at 4:46 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 18:47:01-04

SALT LAKE CITY — "Rose Park Connect," a pilot program sponsored by Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City and the Rose Park Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will provide free wifi and computer access to those needing information on essential services.

The computer lab is located in a common room at the meetinghouse on 760 North 1200 West.

Community members have to participate in social distancing and wear a face covering while in the lab.

The program is being supported with computer equipment provided by the City and is run by volunteers.

“Digital equity is a real issue that the pandemic has magnified and made more complex, but now, more than ever, people need access to information that can help them and keep them safe,” Mayor Erin Mendenhall said. “We want our residents to have a place where they can get online to apply for a job, find a COVID-19 testing site, do their homework, fill out their 2020 Census, and more.”

The program will run through August and then will be reevaluated and adjusted as needed.

Rose Park Connect August Schedule:
Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.