COVID-19 Community and Business Resources
Boulder County released its updated mask order today, largely aligning with the state and CDC. The amended Boulder County mask order states that that fully vaccinated people are not required to wear face coverings in public indoor spaces, besides those indicated below, but recommends the continued use of face coverings for unvaccinated people.
The Boulder Chamber joined with the City of Boulder and our other local business support partners, including Downtown Boulder and the Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau, to launch a new program to assist local restaurants and incentivize residents to support their favorite restaurants with delivery meals.
I’ve heard it said, “We may be in this COVID-19 storm together, but some of us have leaky boats.” Yes . . . and we either pull our oars together toward a brighter future for all of us, or we’ll all soon have leaky boats. Fortunately, in our community’s immediate COVID-19 response, we’ve demonstrated an encouraging degree of collaborative planning and action. It is in this same spirit that the Boulder Chamber offers a few principles to guide our collective economic recovery efforts.
We all need to do more than click “Connect,” “Add Friend” or “Follow” and toss up a post every now and then to get real returns on our social media networking, especially now. And here’s the trick to building a quality social media network: the users who share highly valuable, interesting content with their networks will expand their reach and become the most appealing connections in the long run.
The Boulder Chamber and Community Foundation Boulder County partnered to provide 148 grants to Boulder businesses. The fund aimed to expedite financial support for small businesses facing unexpected one-time expenses due to COVID-19 that would not be eligible for funding under other existing grant and relief programs. The program was established in April and offered grants to eligible local businesses of up to $2,500.