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

Summit County Issues Amended Public Health Order Effective October 24, 2020

The amended local public health order limits the size of public and private gatherings, adds requirements for short-term lodging operations, limits non-critical office-based businesses, and limits restaurant group sizes. Learn More.

Register Now: Breckenridge Community Update with Breckenridge Ski Resort

Thursday, October 29, 9:30 – 10:30am

Join Breckenridge Mayor Eric Mamula, Breckenridge Ski Resort representative Sara Loccco, Breckenridge Town Manager Rick Holman, Assistant Town Manager Shannon Haynes, President/CEO of the Breckenridge Tourism Office & Host Lucy Kay for a Breckenridge Community Update. Register Now.

Breck 101 Registration – NOW OPEN!

The mission of the Breck 101 program is to provide Breckenridge’s guest service workers an opportunity to experience first-hand the offerings they’re trusted to recommend while also learning about support resources available to them as residents. This experiential guest-service training program offers activity outings, fine dining experiences, spa services, lodging tours, and a retail scavenger hunt to Breckenridge’s most guest-facing employees – all at no cost. The program provides employees the tools to make the right recommendation for the right guest to ensure the highest guest satisfaction and likelihood to return. Due to limited capacities this winter, ensuring your team’s awareness of all the Breckenridge area has to offer is more important than ever. Register Now to Learn More.

Call For Restaurant Updates

Are you closing your doors for a few days this fall or trying a new patio concept this winter? Please check your listing and let us know your Breckenridge restaurant’s upcoming plans by emailing infostaff@gobreck.com (and don’t forget to update your Google My Business page).

Breckenridge Winter Event Update – New Opportunities for Business Participation

Breckenridge signature events are being reimagined this winter to comply with public health protocols. Learn more about ways to showcase your business throughout the holiday season.

Breckenridge Business Survey – Walkable Main Street Feedback

Survey closes Thursday, October 29, 5pm

The Town of Breckenridge and the Breckenridge Tourism Office request that Breckenridge businesses complete the survey related to their experience with the Walkable Main Street activation this summer. The survey should take less than 8 minutes to complete and your responses will benefit future activation efforts in Breckenridge. Take the Survey Now.

INDIVIDUAL & EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE

OnwardCOOne-Stop Resource
CO Department of Labor & Employment Unemployment Benefits
If you’ve already applied, check on your payment here.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Connect for Health ColoradoEmergency Health Insurance Enrollment
Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) Urgent Support Services
Please call to begin your application: 970-262-3888
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)

Reopening Guidance

Town of Breckenridge (TOB) Business FAQs for Winter Tents, Signs, & Outdoor Merchandise
COVID Response Supplies
Conservation During COVID-19
Emergency Sign Code Ordinance
Breckenridge Tourism Office (BTO) Concierge Box
Seasonal activity guides for Breckenridge front-line staff.
Winter Event Update for Businesses
Photo & Video Assets for Breckenridge Businesses
“Help Keep Breckenridge Open” Printable Mask Compliance Signs
Summit County, CO Business Physical Distancing Protocol Form
Facial Covering Enforcement Resource
“Got Mask? | Tienes Mascara?” Door Hangers
6 Ways to Stop the Spread | 6 Formas De Detener La Propacion Printable Signs
CO Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE)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

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”

BUSINESS & EMPLOYER ASSISTANCE

US Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL)
EIDL Emergency Advance
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
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
Town of BreckenridgeBreckenridge Small Business Rent Relief Program

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