Covid Resources Center

Covid Resources Center

Call Us with Questions or for Assistance: (303) 534-4317

Jim Hackstaff: ext. 305, John Snow: ext. 302, Aaron Atkinson: ext. 313, and Doug Griess: ext. 300

NEW ITEMS – These resources are new information and are also located in the relevant category

Polis: 7/21/20: Executive Order 2020-142, Requiring Alcohol Sales to Close at 10:00 pm
Polis: 7/16/20: Executive Order 2020-138, Requiring Individuals to Wear Non-Medical Face Coverings
Polis: 6/20/20: Executive Order 2020-110, Ordering Certain Workers to Wear Face Coverings
Department of Public Health & Environment: 6/18/20: Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors
U.S. District Court: 6/15/20: General Order 2020-10, Court Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COLORADO SAFER AT HOME ORDER AND RESOURCES

Risks & Benefits of Everyday Activities – June 16, 2020
Protect Our Neighbors Framework – June 15, 2020
Colorado Reopening Draft Framework – June 15, 2020
Gradual Reopening Continues for the City and County of Denver – June 5, 2020
Safer at Home: Places of Worship & Life-Rite Ceremonies – June 4, 2020
Executive Order 2020-091, Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors – June 1, 2020
Governor Polis Signs Updated Safer at Home Executive Order to Transition to Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors – June 1, 2020
Governor Polis Issues Guidance for Restaurants, Summer Camps and Private Camping; FAQExecutive Order 2020-79 – Limited Opening of Restaurants/Bars
Colorado’s Safer at Home Reopening Timeline
Mayor Hancock Announces Temporary Outdoor Expansions for Restaurants and Bars – May 18, 2020
Denver City Services Transition from “Stay at Home” to “Safer at Home” – May 9, 2020
Mayor Hancock Announces Expiration of Stay-at-Home order, New Regulations in Place Beginning Sat., May 9
COVID-19 Data 

PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS

Colorado Public Health & Executive Orders Resources
Tri-County Health Department – Resources
Colorado Hospital Data Reporting for COVID-19 ORDER
Colorado Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors ORDER
Colorado Elective Surgeries ORDER
Colorado Face Coverings for Critical Businesses ORDER

COLORADO STATE COVID TESTING

Colorado COVID-19 Testing Resources
Governor Polis Provides Update on COVID-19 Response – June 2, 2020
Community Testing Sites Operating Throughout the State – May 26, 2020
COVID-19 Testing Available Throughout Colorado – May 18, 2020

COLORADO GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS

Governor Jared Polis’ Executive Orders for 2020
Executive Order Requiring Alcohol Sales to Close at 10:00 pm – July 21, 2020
Executive Order Requiring Individuals in Colorado to Wear Non-Medical Face Coverings; FAQ – July 16, 2020
Executive Order Ordering Certain Workers to Wear Face Coverings – June 20, 2020
Executive Order Temporarily Suspending Certain Statutes Concerning Criminal Justice – June 20, 2020
Executive Order Extending State Tax Filing Deadline to July 15, 2020 – June 15, 2020
Executive Order Maintaining Eligibility for Medicaid and Children’s Basic Health Plan Enrollees – June 14, 2020
Executive Order Limiting Evictions – June 13, 2020
Executive Order Providing Housing Assistance to Those Affected by COVID-19 – June 13, 2020
Executive Order Providing Expedited Unemployment Insurance Claim Processing – June 13, 2020
Executive Order Temporarily Suspending Certain Statutes Concerning Juvenile Justice, Regional Centers, and Behavioral Health – June 8, 2020
Executive Order Concerning the Temporary Suspension of Certain Statutes – June 5, 2020
Executive Order Authorizing Places of Public Accommodation to Deny Admittance to Individuals Not Wearing a Face Covering – June 4, 2020
Executive Order Outlining Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors – June 1, 2020
Governor Polis Issues Guidance for Restaurants, Summer Camps and Private Camping; FAQExecutive Order 2020-79 – Limited Opening of Restaurants/Bars

DENVER METRO AREA COUNTY RESOURCES

ADAMS COUNTY
ARAPAHOE COUNTY
BOULDER COUNTY
DENVER COUNTY
DOUGLAS COUNTY
JEFFERSON COUNTY
LARIMER COUNTY

BUSINESS REOPENING/WORKPLACE READINESS

Colorado

Guidance for Bars and Restaurants
Guidance for Retail
Guidance for Personal Services
Guidance for Office-Based Businesses
Guidance for Higher Education
Guidance for Child Care Facilities
Guidance for Education P-12
Guidance for Residential Camps
Guidance for Indoor Events
Guidance for Outdoor Events
Guidance for Manufacturing
Guidance for Nursing Homes
Social Distancing Calculator

Tri-County Health

Safer at Home Guidance for Businesses
Business Checklist – Guidance for Developing a COVID-19 Plan

Denver

Guidance for When Certain Businesses Can Reopen in Denver – at the bottom of the page, you will also find downloadable resources for face covering signs, handwashing signs, and restaurant resources.
Denver Business Assistance Programs and Resources
Gradual Reopening Continues for the City and County of Denver – June 5, 2020

CDC

Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes
Business & Workplace Guidance
School and Child Care Program Guidance
Higher Education Guidance
Community and Faith-Based Organization Guidance

OSHA

COVID-19 Guidance for the Construction Workforce
Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
Ten Steps all Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus
Workplace COVID-19 Response Plan Template

EEOC

Coronavirus and COVID-19 Resources
Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act – March 21, 2020
What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws

THE CARES ACT, PPP LOANS, BUSINESS RELIEF

Treasury

Resources and links for small business relief, assistance for American workers and families, state and local governments, and American industry
Small Business Paycheck Protection Program General Information
Paycheck Protection Program Loans FAQS – May 27, 2020

Congress

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act – June 5, 2020
The CARES Act – March 27, 2020

SBA

Paycheck Protection Program Information
PPP Interim Final Rules, Loan Review Procedures and Related Borrower and Lender Responsibilities
PPP Loan Forgiveness App – Calculation Instructions
Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
FAQ on PPP – Forgiveness Safe Harbor for Loans Under $2M Answer to Question 46 – May 27, 2020

Federal Reserve

Main Street Lending Program, updated guidance  – June 8, 2020

AICPA

Summary of Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act – June 8, 2020
PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculation Steps – June 8, 2020
SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) FAQs – June 2, 2020
PPP Loan Forgiveness Services Matrix – May 27, 2020

IRS

COVID-19-Related Employee Retention Credits: Overview
Coronavirus Tax Relief for Businesses and Tax-Exempt Entities

Forbes

Senate Passes House Bill H.R. 7010 – PPP Borrowers Breathe A Great Sight Of Relief – June 3, 2020

EMPLOYMENT LAW – UNEMPLOYMENT, REQUIRED TIME OFF, DEDUCTIONS

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Press Release: State Labor Department Announces Assistance for Employees and Employers During Temporary Shutdowns Due to Coronavirus – March 16, 2020
Unemployment Guide
Paid Leave and Unemployment FAQ – What if my employer is requiring me to return to work but I don’t feel safe? – April 25, 2020
Families First Coronavirus Response Act

U.S. Department of Labor:

Temporary Rule: Paid Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements
How Much Paid Leave Can Employees Take?

DENVER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

COVID Resource Page

COLORADO LEGISLATURE RESOURCES

The Colorado Legislative Staff has provided COVID-19 resources for the following topics:

  1. Business and Economic Development
  2. Colorado Criminal Justice, Courts, and Judicial
  3. Energy and Utilities
  4. Family, Medical, and Sick Leave
  5. Federal Legislation
  6. Governor’s Executive Orders
  7. Health Care and Health Insurance
  8. K-12 and Higher Education
  9. State Government
  10. Telecommunications and Information Technology
  11. Transportation and Motor Vehicles
  12. Unemployment Insurance

COLORADO TEMPORARY REMOTE NOTARY RULES

Notice of Temporary Adoption of Remote Notary Program Rules – March 30, 2020

CONTRACTUAL ENFORCEMENT

“Fuss” Majeure: Lessons from the Early Outbreak of Covid v. Contract Cases – April 24, 2020
Business Interruption Insurance in the Time of COVID-19 – April 14, 2020
COVID-19 and Force Majeure: What Businesses Should Know – April 6, 2020
Civil Authority Orders and COVID-19 Coverage – March 20, 2020

CROWDFUNDING RULE RELAXATION

SEC Provides Temporary, Conditional Relief to Allow Small Businesses to Pursue Expedited Crowdfunding Offerings – May 4, 2020
Temporary Amendments to Regulation Crowdfunding by the Securities and Exchange Commission

COURT GUIDANCE

General Order 2020-10, Court Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic – June 15, 2020
General Orders by the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado regarding Coronavirus Guidance as it relates to the District Court
Colorado Supreme Court Resources

ESTATE PLANNING

Uncertainty, COVID-19 and Estate Planning: A Unique Opportunity to Plan – May 7, 2020
Estate Planning Considerations that Apply “Across the Board,” and Not Just in Times of Global Pandemic – April 13, 2020
Impact of COVID-19 on Estate Planning – March 13, 2020

FRAUD AND PHISHING WARNINGS

Federal Communications Commission – COVID-19 Consumer Warning and Safety Tips
IRS-Related Coronavirus Scams
COVID-19 Fraud Warnings

WORK AND MENTAL HEALTH

NAMI

COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide

U.S. Department of Labor Video

Covid19: Mental Health – April 28, 2020
Don’t Share the Virus – April 28, 2020

SAMHSA

Virtual Recovery Resources for your Mental and Physical Well-Being

FEMA

State of Colorado Receives Funding for Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program – June 19, 2020
FEMA Approves Crisis Counseling Assistance for COVID-19 Response to Four States – May 2, 2020

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