COVID-19

Visitors: Please wear a mask

Residents: Please wear a mask

Town of Buena Vista Buildings and Parks Closures and Operations
PDF Download: Town Operations Notice 07-01-2020

Chaffee County Covid-19 information 
Latest Information from County Health and links to many, many resources:  http://www.chaffeecounty.org/Public-Health-Coronavirus
Link to Chaffee County Health’s Covid-19 Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/COVID19ChaffeeCounty/posts/?ref=page_internal
COVID-19 general information: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ChaffeeOEM/posts/?ref=page_internal

Funding Programs 
Colorado Lending Source Emergency Loan Fund: https://www.coloradolendingsource.org/articles/small-business-emergency-loans
First Southwest Community Fund Emergency Loan Fund: https://www.fswcf.org/covid-19
Energize Colorado Fund (launching first week of May): http://energizecolorado.com

Colorado Municipal League
CML Covid-19 Resource Page: https://www.cml.org/home/topics-key-issues/coronavirus-(covid-19)

State of Colorado links: 
COVID-19 general information: https://covid19.colorado.gov/
Recovery and State Assistance, State Volunteer and Donor Information, CDPHE Public Health Orders, Governor’s Office News Releases:
https://covid19.colorado.gov/state-recovery-assistance
Support Resources for Colorado Businesses During COVID-19: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/COSOS/bulletins/283d3b1

Federal Information: 
Center for Disease Control COVID-19: http://www.coronavirus.gov
Federal Rural Resource Guide: The COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide.pdf
USDA: https://www.usda.gov/coronavirus
Temporary Closure of Local Social Security Office
PDF Download: FEMA_COVID_Advisory_3-25-20.pdf

Small Business? Economic Development Questions? Links and Information about Support

Chaffee Senior Food Shuttle: Chaffee Senior Food Shuttle.pdf

Want to help with groceries for the elderly? 
ClearView Community Church (719) 395-3120
Cornerstone Church (719) 395-8178
Ark Valley Helping Hands  (719) 530-1198

Want to donate to local recovery efforts? Volunteer? Anything you can spare will be appreciated as our community works through these difficult times.
The Chaffee County Emergency Response Fund
People helping People, Chaffee County

Do you have school aged children? Find information about Schools on the BV School District Site

Hotel or Short Term Rental? Links about State mandates and Recommendation
Resources for Businesses, Employees, and Community Members, by Chamber of Commerce

Mental Health/ Addiction Resources
https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/resources/telehealth-addiction-treatment-during-quarantine/

Additional Resources
Colorado Department of Labor and Unemployment - Contains resources for workers and resources for employers
U.S. Department of Labor - Q&A on common issues employers and employees face during Public Health Emergencies
U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Financial tips and suggestions for those affected by COVID-19
Colorado Small Business Development Center - Disaster Recovery & Continuity Guide
5 Steps you can take today & Small Business Grants Program (Facebook)
Nonprofit support through Colorado Assistance Fund (PDF) - El Pomar Foundation
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment - Alternatives to laying off employees
Colorado Manufacturer’s EDGE - Resources for Manufacturers
Colorado Creative Industries - Resources to support the Arts
U.S. Small Business Administration - Disaster Assistance Loans
Colorado Nonprofits - General nonprofit resource with information and support groups
U.S. House of Representatives - Family First Act / Emergency Paid Sick Leave
Foundation for Contemporary Arts - Relief fund for Artists who have had performance or exhibitions canceled or postponed
Bankrate - Credit card issuer assistance
Colorado Division of Insurance - Special enrollment period for individual Health Benefit Plan
Square Payments - refunding subscription fees, curbside pickup option, local delivery option, digital gift cards
Economics for Entrepreneurs - Coronapreneurs Podcast for entrepreneurs on what to do now (also available on podcast apps)