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COVID-19 Resources

Information and resources are updated regularly. As we learn more, we will share information here.

If you need information or resources that are not listed here, please contact us and we will find it for you! Call 303-791-3500 or email

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Funding for Businesses

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

SBDC Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources Webpage
Get information on all funding options (EIDL, PPP, Bridge Loans), tax credits and tax deferrals and download the PPP application

FAQ for Payroll Protection Program

Help Colorado Now (non-profits and community organizations)
The Colorado COVID Relief Fund’s purpose is to raise and coordinate allocation of funds based on prevention, impact and recovery needs of community-based organizations in Colorado.

Paid Leave and Tax Credit
Small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to their employees.

Guides and Resources fro the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Guide to Employee Retention Tax Credit
Small Business Guide & Checklist to Emergency Loans
Guide to EIDL Loans

Other Resources for Businesess

Digital Resource Center from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Digital Resources Center provides the latest state guidelines, sector-specific guidance, small business advice, and other tools and resources to help employers and employees return to work safely and successfully. They will regularly update these tools and resources as new information becomes available.

Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Resources for Employers
Information on The Work Share & Rapid Response Programs, Unemployment, and Emergency Paid Sick Leave Rules

Families First Act - Sick and Medical Leave for Employees
Requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave requirements.

Douglas County Community Response Webpage
Find information on public health, human recovery needs, economic recovery needs and volunteer opportunities

State Information on COVID-19

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
Resources are available to support small businesses, nonprofits, freelancers, and independent contractors.

Two-Month Grace Period for Business Personal Property Tax - Douglas County
Good news for businesses owners in Douglas County who face an upcoming deadline to file their business personal property declarations. Douglas County Assessor Lisa Frizell has extended the deadline to June 15 with no late penalties imposed.

Resources for Employees

Unemployment Information

Job Seeker Information

Benefit Scenarios - What is best for your situation?

Health Insurance for Individuals
You can purchase health insurance within a 60-day window of losing job-base coverage, a change in income and other life changing events.