COVID-19 Community and Business Resources

We are committed to serving you. The Boulder Chamber is “virtually” open!

Our team is working hard on behalf of our members and community during this time.

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COVID-19 News Updates

Reporting Fake Vaccination Cards

  • “To report suspicious activity involving fake vaccination record cards, please contact the appropriate government agency in your state or jurisdiction, HHS-OIG (1-800-HHS-TIPS or; or the Internet Crime Complaint Center (”

See more information at this PSA:


(updated 9/3/2021) 

  • To support the safety of all the community members, including children who are not eligible for vaccination, Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) issued Public Health Order 2021-08. The order, approved by Board of Health on Sept. 2, requires mask wearing in all indoor public spaces for all individuals 2 years and older regardless of vaccination status and will go into effect on Friday, Sept. 3 at 5pm.

  • To protect health and support continued in-person learning in PK-12 schools and childcare settings, Boulder County Public Health previously issued Public Health Order 2021-07 requiring facial coverings, and that order is still in effect. Read more

Boulder Business Response and Recovery Alliance

To best serve and support the Boulder community during COVID-19,
these community organizations have formed the Boulder Business Response and Recovery Alliance.
Learn More

Special thank you to the volunteer support to the Alliance, including communications consulting from

Business Resources

Safer-at-Home Compliance Resources

Signage to Post at Your Business

All signs can be printed at 8.5” x 11”.  Please do a self-check using the checklist and display this sign in your window.

View Face Covering Chart for the Public/Customers

View Face Covering Chart for Employees

Weekly Business Support Sessions with Boulder County Public Health
Operational Checklists
Additional Resources

Government Updates & Announcements


The Federal Government has implemented several “phases” of response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

  • Phase 1: An $8.3 billion bill focused on the initial outbreak.
    • PROGRAM: ~$3 billion for research and development for a vaccine, $2.2 billion for public health programs, $1 billion for medical supplies and other emergency measures, and authorization for SBA loans suffering from COVID-19 impacts.
    • STATUS: Signed into law on March 6, 2020
  • Phase 2: “The Families First Coronavirus Response Act.” A $104 billion bill focused on paid leave and unemployment benefits.
    • PROGRAM: The phase two package includes free coronavirus testing, expanded funding for food security programs, increased funding for Medicaid and state unemployment insurance, and paid sick, family and medical leave for workers at companies with 500 employees or fewer.
    • STATUS: Signed into law. Passed the US Senate on March 18, 2020 after passing the US House. You can read a full summary of all of the provisions by clicking here »
  • Phase 3: A $2 trillion package supporting businesses and states.
    • PROGRAM: This is a large federal relief program including hundreds of billions of dollars dedicated to small business loans, a $1,200 paycheck to most American adults, billions for corporate stock purchases, and more.
    • STATUS: Signed into law
  • Phase 4: A $900 billion relief package including support for individuals and businesses.
    • STATUS: Signed into law
    • What You Need to Know about the Latest Relief Package Passed by Congress Read more
Boulder County
City of Boulder

Business Loans and Financial Assistance


Boulder County has extended the application deadline for the Small Business Grant Program to February 19. View eligibility rules and apply here

  • NOTE: Per state legislation, ONLY restaurants, bars (including breweries, wineries, distilleries), caterers, movie theaters, and gyms or recreation centers are eligible to apply.
Grants (Please note: some grants may now be closed to applications)
Funding Assistance from the Colorado Special Legislative Session (Dec. 2020)
CARES Act Initiative: Paycheck Protection Program
CARES Act Initiative: SBA Disaster Loan
KIVA and Colorado Lending Source
Boulder Chamber Small Business Relief Fund (Closed)

Industry Specific Resources

City of Boulder Support Programs
Boulder County Guidance
State of Colorado Guidance and Funding Programs
Partner Support Programs

For Business Owners

Legal Services
Property Ownership/Landlords

For Employees

Working Remotely

General Resources

Individual Assistance

Health & Human Services

Boulder County Public Health: COVID-19

Boulder County: Resources for those affected by COVID-19 (includes housing, financial assistance and childcare resources) 2-1-1 Colorado is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people across the State of Colorado to vital resources in their local community. 2-1-1 serves as one central location where people can access over 7,500 health and human service resources. Callers may experience long wait times, as demand for information is high. 2-1-1 Colorado is hiring in order to reduce wait times and meet Coloradans’ needs. 2-1-1 provides navigation services to resources such as:

  • Housing, including shelters and transitional services.
  • Rent and utility assistance.
  • Applying for SNAP benefits by phone.
  • Childcare.
  • Food/meals.
  • Transportation.
  • Clothing/personal/household needs.
  • Mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Employment.
  • Education.
  • Medical clinics.
  • Dental clinic.
  • Other government/economic services.
How to Help Our Neighbors

Community News




Boulder County is now operating at LEVEL CLEAR. Read more

Boulder County has updated its mask order. Read summary


Boulder County has implemented its own dial framework as of April 16. The county will now operate at Level Blue. Read more

BOCO Five Star Certified businesses have approval to operate in Level Clear under Boulder County's new dial framework. Learn more and apply


Boulder County moves to Level Yellow Read more


Boulder County Small Business Grant Program is now open for applications, January 8-29, 2021. View eligibility rules and apply

  • NOTE: Per state legislation, ONLY restaurants, bars (including breweries, wineries, distilleries), caterers, movie theaters, and gyms or recreation centers are eligible to apply.

January 29: CDPHE has approved Boulder County's application to operate a 5 Star program in the county. Read the latest update  | Go to the BOCO 5 Star Website | Sign up for the informational webinar on February 5 

Boulder County Moves to Level Orange, Effective Jan. 4 2021 Read more


Colorado News



Governor Polis ends health emergency declaration in Colorado Read more


Governor Polis has amended and extended the statewide mask order, which did not change the status in Boulder County at this time for indoor spaces - Executive Order D 2021 079.  Boulder County Public Health has updated the Boulder County Facial Covering Order to align with the Colorado Face Covering Order by continuing to require facial coverings in indoor public spaces at all times, but no longer requiring face coverings when outdoors.


Boulder Business Response and Recovery Alliance

To best serve and support the Boulder community during COVID-19,
these community organizations have formed the Boulder Business Response and Recovery Alliance.

Boulder Chamber

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