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

NEWLY ADDED & UPDATED

Breckenridge Community Update Scheduled for Thursday, January 14 – Register Now

Join Summit County Director of Public Health Amy Wineland, Breckenridge Mayor Eric Mamula, Town Manager Rick Holman, Asst. Town Manager Shannon Haynes, & Breckenridge Tourism Office President/CEO Lucy Kay, for a Breckenridge Community update on January 14, 9:30-10:30am. The discussion will cover the latest updates in public health. The recorded meeting will end with Q&A. Register Now

Federal PPP Applications Re-Open Week of January 11

With the new $284 billion Congressional appropriation for small business relief, the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. Borrowers may also be eligible for loan forgiveness.
1st Draw PPP: For first-time program participants.
2nd Draw PPP: Beginning January 13, 2021, for certain businesses who have previously received a PPP loan.

Breckenridge Business Revenue Reduction Rent Assistance Available For January 2021 

At the December 29th Special Town Council meeting, a new rent relief program for businesses that have experienced a loss of revenue of 20% or more in 2020 was approved.  Learn More or Apply Now

Summit County Moves to Level Orange on Monday, January 4

On December 31st Governor Jared Polis announced that all Colorado counties currently in Level Red restrictions, including Summit County, will be moved to Level Orange on Jan 4.  Summit County has released a new public health order effective 12:01am , Monday, Jan 4, moving Summit County to level Orange.  
Learn More / Read The Public Health OrderLevel Orange Guidelines & Restrictions

Printable & Sharable Business Signage

5-Star Certified 25% Capacity
Mask Zone
Love This Place? Cover Your Face!
What to Expect When Visiting

BTO Special Session: Best Practices & Tips for Google, FB, TripAdvisor, & More – Watch the Recording

Join BTO Digital Marketing Manager, Holly Blando, and Google Program Director at Miles Partnership, Kim Palmer, for a special session featuring tactical tips and best practices for online listings including Yelp, TripAdvisor, Facebook and, of course – Google. Your proactive efforts will help maximize your exposure on these influential consumer-facing platforms and generate incremental business at a time when it matters most. Watch the Recording

Business Guidance & Resources

Town of Breckenridge (TOB)Business Revenue Reduction Rent Assistance
5 Star Business Certification Program
Level Orange: What to Expect Printable/shareable flyer
Business FAQs for Winter Tents, Signs, & Outdoor Merchandise
COVID Response Supplies
Conservation During COVID-19
Emergency Sign Code Ordinance
Breckenridge Tourism Office (BTO)Mask Zone | Love This Place? | 5-Star Certified 25% Capacity Printable posters
Concierge Box
Seasonal activity guides for Breckenridge front-line staff.
Event Updates
Photo & Video Assets for Breckenridge Businesses
Summit County Public Health5 Star Business Certification Program
Public Health Updates & Orders
Facial Covering Enforcement Resource
Be the Reason” Printable Poster
“Got Mask? | Tienes Mascara?” Printable Door Hanger
6 Ways to Stop the Spread | 6 Formas De Detener La Propacion Printable Signs
CO Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE)5-Star Framework Preliminary Checklists
Industry Sector Guidance
CO Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT)Free Professional Services and Reopening Business Templates
CO Tourism Office (CTO)Care for Colorado – Responsible Tourism Content Hub
Colorado Travel & COVID-19 Talking Points

BUSINESS & EMPLOYER ASSISTANCE

US Small Business Administration1st Draw PPP: For first-time program participants.
2nd Draw PPP: Beginning January 13, 2021, for certain businesses who have previously received a PPP loan.
Borrowers from either round may also be eligible for loan forgiveness.
Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL)
EIDL Emergency Advance
Maximizing Your PPP Loan Forgiveness
Express Bridge Loan Program
Debt Relief Program
Local Assistance and Free Business Counseling
US Department of LaborSick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Energize ColoradoEnergize Colorado Gap Fund
CO Department of Labor & Employment Work-Share Program
Summit County Small Business Grant Program
Summit County Chamber of CommerceCOVID-19 Business Innovation Grant
Town of BreckenridgeBreckenridge Small Business Rent Relief Program

INDIVIDUAL & EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE

OnwardCOOne-Stop Resource
CO Department of Labor & Employment Unemployment Benefits
Colorado HELP Rules
Connect for Health ColoradoEmergency Health Insurance Enrollment
Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) Assistance Services
Summit Community Care ClinicMedical, Behavioral, and Dental Services
Building Hope Summit CountyMental Health Resources
Scholarship Information | Programa de Becas
Peer Support Groups:
Reflect and Connect Cafe | La Hora del Cafecito

Restaurant Employee Support Group
Restaurant Manager Support Group
Youth Support Groups:
The HYPE
(ages 12 – 20) | El HYPE (12 a 20 años de edad)
Summit County Public HealthPublic Health Orders, Local Testing Information, & Other FAQs

Industry Research

Summit Association of RealtorsCOVID-19 Updates from the National Association of REALTORS® and the Colorado Association of REALTORS®
ADARATravel Trends Tracker
Destination Analysts Coronavirus Travel Sentiment Index Report
Inntopia Destimetrics Covid-19 Impact Analysis
SkiftTravel Industry Association Guidelines
US Small Business Administration Small Business Guidance
US Travel Association Industry Guidance for “Travel in the New Normal”

NON-PROFIT ASSISTANCE

Summit FoundationApplying for Grants & Resources
Philanthropy ColoradoColorado Relief Funds
El Pomar FoundationColorado Assistance Fund (CAF)

SITUATION UPDATES

Town of Breckenridge (TOB)Town of Breckenridge Updates
Summit County, CO Government Amended Public Health Order
Emergency Blog
Summit School District School Updates
CO Department of Public Health & Environment Colorado Updates
Centers for Disease Control Situation Summary
World Health Organization Coronavirus Overview