COVID-19 Toolbox

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 tbreder@gobreck.com

Breckenridge restaurants currently offering take-out and delivery.

UPDATED Breckenridge businesses open for orders

Industry Research & Reopening Guidance

ADARATravel Trends Tracker
Breckenridge Tourism Office (BTO)Breckenridge Business Reopening Preparedness Survey
UPDATED Talking Points for Front-Line Breckenridge Staff
NEW Photo & Video Assets for Breckenridge Businesses
UPDATED Printable Mask Sign for Businesses: “Help Keep Breckenridge Open”
CO Department of Public Health & Environment Short-Term Rental Reopening Guidance
Reopening Guidance – Outdoor Recreation
NEW Reopening Guidance – Indoor Events
Safer at Home and the Vast, Great Outdoors
Safer at Home Reopening Guidance
CO Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) Colorado Travel & COVID-19 Talking Points
Business Impact Survey
Free Professional Services and Reopening Business Templates
CO Tourism OfficeNEW Care for Colorado – Responsible Tourism Content Hub
Destination Analysts Coronavirus Travel Sentiment Index Report
Inntopia Destimetrics Covid-19 Impact Analysis
SkiftTravel Industry Association Guidelines
Summit County, CO Government Business Physical Distancing Protocol Form
Facial Covering Enforcement Resource
Town of Breckenridge (TOB)Business Guidance: Navigating Assistance
(970) 724-4897 or TOBbusinessprotocol@townofbreckenridge.com‚Äč 
Emergency Sign Code Ordinance
Conservation During COVID-19
US Small Business Administration Small Business Guidance
US Travel Association Industry Guidance for “Travel in the New Normal”

SITUATION UPDATES

World Health Organization Coronavirus Overview
Centers for Disease Control Situation Summary
CO Department of Public Health & EnvironmentColorado Updates
Summit County, CO GovernmentAmended Public Health Order
Emergency Blog
Summit School DistrictSchool 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)
OnwardCOOne-Stop Resource
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 ColoradoEmergency 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 UnionFreelancers 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 ClinicMedical, Behavioral, and Dental Services
SCCC provides a full range of integrated care services.
Building Hope Summit CountyMental 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 BusinessSmall Business Grants Program
FB will offer $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses.
US Department of LaborSick 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 BreckenridgeBreckenridge 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 PlansRMHP Premiums
Find out how RMHP can work with your business to maintain coverage.

NON-PROFIT ASSISTANCE

Help Colorado NowColorado COVID Relief Fund
Philanthropy ColoradoColorado Relief Funds
Colorado Blueprint To End HungerColorado COVID-19 Emergency Hunger Relief Fund
El Pomar FoundationColorado Assistance Fund (CAF)