Community Information

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Altitude & Health Issues

Above 8,000 feet, the altitude can affect anyone from lower elevations. Adverse symptoms may include headaches, nausea, loss of appetite, restless sleep, coughing, and difficulty in breathing. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention.


• Reduce alcohol, caffeine, and salty foods

• Drink 3 or 4 times more water than usual

• Take it easy if you are tired

• Do not push the limits of your physical capabilities



Sun Protection

Overexposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation can lead to sunburns and skin cancer


• Protect yourself 365 days a year

• Wear sunscreen or protective clothing, UV-blocking sunglasses, and a hat

• Select sunscreen that blocks UVA and UVB rays, with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 30 or higher


Variable Mountain Conditions

• The alpine environment offers extreme and variable weather conditions which can change quickly

• Know your surroundings

• Check skin frequently for signs of frostbite (use the buddy system)

• Take frequent “warm-up” breaks

• Dress properly (layers) for the conditions and anticipate changes

• Pay attention to slippery or snowy walkways, to avoid slips and falls



To open a bank account you will need to show a photo ID and will need to have a United States address. You can choose to have your paychecks deposited directly into your bank accounts. Direct Deposit is available online at


The following are banks in the Breckenridge area (this is not an inclusive list):


Alpine Bank – 110 N Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

1st Bank – 200 Ski Hill Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424


Department of Motor Vehicles

You have 30 days from when you move here to change your driver’s license and license plates.


Division of Motor Vehicles:
•Driver's License
•Identification Cards

0037 Summit County Road 1005 Frisco, CO 80443


Dept. of Revenue:

208 East Lincoln Ave. Breckenridge, CO 80424



Map of Area


Hospitals/Medical Facilities

Mental Health Services - 970-668-3478

360 Peak One Dr #110, Frisco, CO 80443


High Country Health Care - 970.547.9200

400 N Park Ave Ste 1A, 400, 1A North Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424


Keystone Medical Clinic - 970.468.6677

1252 Co Rd 8, Keystone, CO 80435


St. Anthony’s Medical Center Emergency Room (Frisco -- 24-hour service) - 970.668.3300

340 Peak One Dr, Frisco, CO 80443


Post Office Boxes & Mailing Information

There is very limited mail delivery in Summit County and its towns. Most residents rent a post office box. To get a PO Box, you will need a photo ID and proof of residency in the area (lease, utility bill, etc). Boxes range from$27 for 6 months to $54 for a year.


Post Office hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm Saturday, 10am - 1pm


Employee housing does NOT accept any mail or deliveries. If you do not have a PO Box any mail you need to receive can be sent to: General Delivery C/O "Your Name" Breckenridge, Colorado 80424


Post Offices:

Breckenridge - 970.453.5467 - 305 S Ridge St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Frisco - 970.668.2089 - 35 W Main St, Frisco, CO 80443

Silverthorne - 970.468.5774 - 518 Brian Ave, Silverthorne, CO 80497

Dillon - 970.513.8282 - 500 Lake Dillon Drive, Dillon, CO 80435


Summit County Public Libraries

Breckenridge - 970.453.6098 - 103 S Harris St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Frisco - 970.668.5555 - 37 Peak One Dr, Frisco, CO 80443

Silverthorne - 970.468.5887 - 651 Center Cir, Silverthorne, CO 80498


General Shopping


Breckenridge: City Market - 400 North Parkway, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Frisco: Walmart - 840 Summit Blvd, Frisco, CO 80443

Frisco: Safeway - 1008 Summit Blvd, Frisco, CO 80443

Silverthorne: Target - 715 Blue River Pkwy, Silverthorne, CO 80498

Dillon: City Market - 300 Dillon Ridge Road, Dillon CO 80435