COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information and Resources
This page is designed to give our members, and the public, access to resources regarding COVID-19. We will post updates from local government and medical experts, as well as provide access to documents outlining safety and prevention. This page will certainly be updated frequently as information is added or changed.
IMPORTANT NEWS – 4/01/2020: The City and County of Broomfield has decided to modify the Enhance Broomfield Grant Program, with the goal of assisting small businesses with support grants of up to $7,500 per business. See the link for details and to apply. https://broomfield.org/EnhanceBroomfield
Updates and Resources
3/30/20: Colorado Enacts Remote Notarization Emergency Rules: CO-Remote Notary
3/30/20: The US Chamber of Commerce has put together a great resource hub for businesses following the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act): https://www.uschamber.com/…/…/cares-act-small-business-guide
3/30/20: Elevations Foundation Offers Generous Matching Program for COVID-19 Relief: When you donate to Elevations Foundation by April 3, Elevations Credit Union will match your donation dollar for dollar, up to 500,000; meaning that up to $500,000 could be put to work in our community’s fight against the COVID-19 crisis.
3/30/20: Broomfield Community Foundation COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund: The Broomfield Community Foundation has activated its Disaster relief fund to collect donations to aid in Coronavirus relief. This fund is designed to complement the work of public health officials and expand local capacity to address the outbreak as effectively as possible. Donations to this fund will help rapidly deploy resources of basic needs through recipient nonprofit organizations, to support their programs as well as their staff at the front lines of our community’s coronavirus outbreak. You can find more info about the fund at the Broomfield Community Foundation’s website, and you can donate here.
3/27/20: COLORADO COVID-19 RELIEF FUND NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
Since its launch last week, Help Colorado Now has raised $7.7 million dollars from nearly 4,000 individuals, foundations and companies since the fund launched. More than 9,000 volunteers including 2,000 health care volunteers have signed up to date. The grant process has now begun and will be on a rolling basis. Those interested in applying for relief funds up to $25K can apply here.
3/26/20: List of Critical Businesses as defined in Governor Polis’ Stay-At-Home order: Amended Public Health Order 20-24
3/22/20: Governor’s Update 3-22-2020
3/22/20: Governor’s Order to Reduce In-Person Workforce by 20 percent: In-Person Workforce Reduction
3/20/20: All 64 Colorado counties are now eligible to apply for the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. Details here.
3/20/20: Governor Polis to allow alcohol sales/delivery by restaurants and bars; appoints new advisory panel. Article from Westword.
3/19/20: Small Business Adminstration one-pager on EIDL program: 16367-01 CO COVID-19
3/19/20: Colorado Chambers of Commerce Update: Colorado Chamber of Commerce Members
3/19/20: RTD Update: RTD Update 3-19a
Office of Economic Development and International Trade: Colorado COVID-19 Business Resource Center
OEDIT COVID-19 response Page: This is where everyone should start for business resources and updates. Under it you will see that they link to the Pike’s Peak SBDC page for more detailed businesses resources. This page is where they are directing businesses to find state/federal resources. Businesses should still be going through their regional SBDC for regional resources and Technical Assistance.
OEDIT COVID-19 Hotline (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.): 303-860-5881
Colorado Small Business Development Center: COVID-19 Updates and Resources for Small Businesses
Medical and Community Resources:
3/30/20: Governor’s Update 3-30-20
Hand Hygiene Flyer – Children’s Hospital Colorado: CCR-150041883-2019-02-Hand Hygiene Flyer_FIN
Broomfield Chamber of Commerce Office and Event Information – Updated 3/26/2020
In accordance with the Stay-At-Home order by Governor Polis, the Broomfield Chamber of Commerce office is currently closed. However, Chamber staff is still working to provide support and resources to our members, and the larger Broomfield-area business community. We are still doing EIDL appointments by phone or video conference, and we can still do Certificates of Origin for members by appointment only.
Our events for March have postponed or canceled, and April events are in flux. The Membership Gala-Palooza and 3rd part of the Cannabis Education series will be rescheduled with dates TBD. Please monitor this space and our social media (links below) for updates.
Together, we will get through this challenge. Thank you to our members and our community for their support, and please feel free to contact us with any questions.