Eagle County Business Resources, Updates & Recovery Information
Eagle County Public Health, Colorado state government and other trusted sources have shared information for Vail Valley Partnership to put together a resource page to help you learn more about precautions you and your family can take, what to do if you get sick, and what you can do if you are an employer. Please access the latest information at this site from Eagle County Government: www.eaglecounty.us/COVID19.
- Eagle County Schools announces a three-week closure beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, through Wednesday, April 8, 2020
- Information for Eagle County and Colorado businesses:
- CSBDC Business Recovery Guide – Business owners need to start working on page 27 to track their financial records and losses, these proactive steps are very important (disaster loan program information in next section “Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program”.
- Eagle County issues public health order limiting events to 50 people or less
- EMPLOYER ALERT- COVID-19 Employer Sick Pay Rule
- Community Transmission – What this Means for Employers
- Workplace Tips for employees
- How to ensure a healthy work environment
- SBDC Remote Work Checklist
- State of Colorado COVID-19 Planning for Schools & Child Care Closure
- For operational information regarding Vail Health COVID-19 procedures, visit: https://www.vailhealth.org/patients-visitors/coronavirus-covid-19
- For official COVID-19 Eagle County resources, please visit: ecemergency.org or call the Colorado Health Emergency Line (CO-Help) at 1-877-462-2911. Language interpretation is available.
- For total numbers of cases to date in Colorado, visit the CDPHECOVID-19 Fast Facts Page.
- Continue to stay up to date by visiting colorado.gov/cdphe/2019-novel-coronavirus.
Additional business resources including a FEMA continuality of operations can be found HERE and information on ensuring a safe work environment (including information for hospitality organizations) can be found HERE.
Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
- Find more information on the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans at: SBA.gov/Disaster.
- Small Business Association
- Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
- The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
- SBDC Disaster Recovery & Continuity Guide
- Please consider tracking business losses as soon as possible: See Page 27 for guidance.
More Business Resources for Preparing and Responding to Coronavirus
Chambers and businesses need to prepare for the impacts of COVID-19 transmission in the United States. Learn more about implementing a series of actions that minimize impact on local communities and support the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) containment strategy.
- Pandemic Guidance – A brief outline of how to prepare before and respond during a pandemic by Ready.gov, official website of the Department of Homeland Security.
- Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – CDC recommended guidance for employers, including advice for developing a response plan and steps that all employers can implement now. Based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (Feb 2020)
- Key planning recommendations for Mass Gatherings in the context of the current COVID-19 outbreak: Interim guidance – A guide outlining key planning considerations for organizers of mass gatherings in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak, by the World Health Organization (WHO) (Feb 14, 2020)
- Understanding the Coronavirus – Webinar about the impact of coronavirus on the private sector and how companies should consider their response, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (Jan 27, 2020)
- COVID-19 Safety and Health Standards, Control & Prevention – An overview of information for workers and employers about the evolving coronavirus outbreak. Includes links to OSHA standards, control and prevention, by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
- Coronavirus Resource Page – A resource page by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, including links to Resilience in a Box and Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Quick Guides.