Contacts: Billy Kirk, Public Information Specialist

Phone: 307.732.5786



For Immediate Release


Teton Solar Eclipse Information Line


Jackson, WY, August 14, 2017 – The 2017 total solar eclipse will pass through Teton County in one week, and local agencies continue to partner and prepare in anticipation of thousands of visitors and eclipse-chasers.


Extensive information related to eye safety, fire prevention and safety, viewing areas, and much more can be found In addition to this online resource, the Teton Solar Eclipse Information Line will be available for inquiries and non-emergency related matters.


This general information line can be reached toll-free at 866-221-6441. This line will have a recorded message with updates and information related to the eclipse, followed by an option to speak with a representative.


In addition to the Teton Solar Eclipse Information Line, the following organizations and agencies have information lines available for questions that are specific to their operations:


Finally, starting on Friday, August 18, 2017, the Teton Solar Eclipse Information Line (866-221-6441) will be updated twice daily through Monday, August 21, 2017. A new message with updates will be recorded in the afternoon and evening to provide any current and critical information to the public. The message will be followed by an option to speak with a representative. Representatives will be available to answer this line from 8:00am to 5:00pm from Friday, August 18th through Monday, August 21st, 2017.


Teton County and all partner agencies and organizations remind residents and visitors to be kind and courteous as our community prepares to host this special event. Because of our current high fire danger, fire prevention and safety will be critical during this time, please visit for important information and safety tips.