The Breckenridge Tourism Office (BTO) is closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on the local economy and strives to be a valuable, timely resource for our community. Below you’ll find assistance and guidance on how employees and employers can best plan and respond right now. If there is anything the BTO can provide to better serve you, please contact Tessa at firstname.lastname@example.org
|World Health Organization||Coronavirus Overview|
|Centers for Disease Control||Situation Summary|
|CO Department of Public Health & Environment||Colorado Updates|
|Summit County, CO Government||Amended Public Health Order|
|Summit School District||School Updates|
|Town of Breckenridge (TOB)||Town of Breckenridge Updates|
EMPLOYEE & INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE
|Internal Revenue Service (IRS)||Check the Status of your Economic Impact Payment (stimulus funds)|
Find aid for life essentials such as food and shelter, connect to training opportunities, and job search to connect to your next role.
|CO Department of Labor & Employment||Unemployment Benefits|
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed some requirements of unemployment and additional assistance is now available through the CARES Act. Independent contractors and gig workers are encouraged to apply beginning April 20. If you’ve already applied, check on your payment here.
Paid Leave & Unemployment FAQ
|Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)|
Provides paid FMLA and paid sick leave for employees directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic (benefits not paid through state unemployment programs).
|Connect for Health Colorado||Emergency Health Insurance Enrollment|
Coloradans who experience a qualifying life change event, during or outside of the open enrollment period, have a 60-day window to buy or change plans.
|Freelancers Union||Freelancers Relief Fund|
Financial assistance to cover lost income and essential expenses not covered by government relief programs.
|Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC)||Urgent Support Services|
Offering individuals and families aid through mortgage/rent assistance, utility assistance, urgent medical assistance, food, and clothing banks. FIRC is dispersing $500k of the Town of Breckenridge’s rent relief to individuals who work in Breckenridge. Please call to begin your application: 970-262-3888
|Summit Community Care Clinic||Medical, Behavioral, and Dental Services|
SCCC provides a full range of integrated care services.
|Building Hope Summit County||Mental Health Resources|
Find mental health resources, connections to therapy, and more.
BUSINESS & EMPLOYER ASSISTANCE
|US Small Business Administration||Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL)|
Provides working capital loans of up to $2 million for small businesses that can provide vital support during the temporary loss of revenue.
EIDL Emergency Advance
Businesses eligible for an EIDL can receive an advance of up to $10k. Funds will be made available following a successful application and the advance will not have to be repaid.
|Paycheck Protection Program|
An emergency loan that can be forgiven when used to maintain payroll through June and expands the lender network beyond the SBA.
NEW Maximizing Your PPP Loan Forgiveness
|Express Bridge Loan Program|
Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25k.
|Debt Relief Program|
The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the pandemic.
|Local Assistance and Free Business Counseling|
Working with local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses.
|Facebook for Business||Small Business Grants Program|
FB will offer $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses.
|US Department of Labor||Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)|
Reimbursements for small, private employers with tax credits for the cost of providing employees with paid leave taken for reasons related to COVID-19.
|CO Department of Labor & Employment||Work-Share Program |
This allows you to let your employees keep working, but with fewer hours.
|Summit County||Small Business Grant Program|
Summit County is issuing $250k in one-time grants to eligible businesses located in unincorporated areas of the county. Applications now closed
|Town of Breckenridge||Breckenridge Small Business Rent Relief Program|
The TOB is issuing $1 million to Breckenridge small businesses through a rent relief program.
|Peak Health Alliance / Rocky Mountain Health Plans||RMHP Premiums|
Find out how RMHP can work with your business to maintain coverage.