COVID-19 Business Resources

Summit County businesses can make use of the following resources during COVID-19 response, stabilization and recovery.

Summit Prosperity Initiative Economic Impact Survey Results Jan-March 2021

Workplace Flow Chart for Employees with COVID-19 Symptoms

  • Summit County has developed a Workplace Guide for staff who are feeling sick or unwell and who are not currently on isolation or quarantine. This flow chart can be used to determine what action should be carried out by employers and their employees. 
  • Summit County Workplace Flow Chart and Guidance

State Dial Framework, County COVID Resources, and Business Protocols

  • The State Dial Framework is a model for a community’s path to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) does frequent press releases to keep citizens and businesses informed.
  • CDPHE has COVID prevention guidance for various businesses.
  • CDPHE public health orders can be found here.
  • CDPHE has developed a phone app that is available to demonstrate whether a person has been vaccinated.
  • Is your businesses interested in hosting a vaccination clinic on-site?  Click here.
  • The Summit County Public Health Order can be found here.
  • The Summit County Business Physical Distancing Protocol Form (pdf) helps businesses identify and implement strategies to protect the health of their employees and members of the public by reducing opportunities for disease transmission. This document is no longer mandated, but is still encouraged to provide a safer business. Plans do not need to be submitted to Summit County Public Health, but may be posted at your business and distributed to all employees.
  • Summit County has created a fact sheet on the Six Commitments to Containment: Wear a mask; maintain physical distance; wash hands; stay home if sick; get tested if you develop symptoms; and encourage yourself and others to get a flu shot. Download the fact sheet (pdf).

If your business has questions that are not answered in this webpage, please call 970-668-9730.

What to Do if Your Employees Are Sick

All persons who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 must stay home and get tested to prevent possibly infecting others. Businesses are urged to promote this by frequently reminding staff and monitoring for illness. Summit County has guidance for employers that have employees who may have contracted COVID-19 or are confirmed cases.

Summit County has guidance for employers that have employees who may have contracted COVID-19 or are confirmed cases.


Industry-Specific Guidance for Business Operations

In addition to the various guidance documents referenced above for specific businesses, the following additional guidance materials are provided to minimize COVID transmission in your business.

*Guidance listed with an asterisk is from industry resources. While this guidance may be very helpful, it is not required to be implemented, and is not necessarily endorsed by Summit County. Please refer to all applicable Summit County Public Health guidance for required protocols.

COVID-19 Capacity Limits for Rooms and Structures 

Cleaning Guidance

Agriculture

Child Care-Centers

Children’s Day Camps & Youth Sports Camps

Construction

While these are no longer mandatory, they will be useful in reducing COVID on your jobsite.

Education K-12

Elective Medical Services/Dental

Indoor Events

Lodging (Short Term)

Manufacturing

Marinas

Nursing Homes and Congregate Care Facilities

Offices

Outdoor Events

Outdoor Recreation-Based Businesses

Personal Recreation: Sports, Pools, Spas Parks, Rec Centers and Gyms

Personal Services: Hair Salon, Tattoo Shop, Nail Salon, Pastoral Services, Massage Therapy 

Places of Worship

Real Estate

Residential Camps

Restaurants/Bars

Retail

Ski Industry Guidance

Temporary Structures

Transportation, Public & Private

CDC- Transportation Order

Ventilation


Economic Development, Business Resources, and Legislative Acts

These organizations have compiled and are producing resources for Colorado businesses. More resources will be listed as they become available.

Summit County Virtual Business Forums:

Business Resources:

Financial Resources

There are a number of loans available to small businesses in the community, and those listed below are not an exhaustive list. More funding sources will be listed as they become available.

Energize Colorado also provides a number of resources to help small businesses including financial resources, business guidance, free professional services, and mental health resources.


Community Planning & Economy Recovery 

As part of the community’s COVID-19 response and recovery efforts, Summit County Government, in conjunction with local industries and public health stakeholders, has convened an advisory committee, including subcommittee support functions. One of these support committees is the Community Planning & Economy Recovery Support Function, which is focused on the community’s economic recovery and is made up of community members representing various local business industries. 

Contacts for the Community Planning & Economic Recovery Support Function:

Summit CountyJim CurnutteJim.Curnutte@summitcountyco.gov
Summit CountyApril KronerApril.Kroner@summitcountyco.gov
Retail AssociationKathy Christinaskiproperties@gmail.com
Summit County Restaurant AssocJonny Grecofriscopizza@hotmail.com
Breckenridge Restaurant AssocCorry Mihmcmihm@q.com
Breckenridge Lodging AssocToby Babichtoby@breckenridgeresortmanagers.com
Summit ChamberBlair McGaryblair@summitchamber.org
Breckenridge Tourism OfficeLucy Kaylkay@gobreck.com
Summit County Builders AssocMarilyn Hoganinfo@summitcountybuilders.org
Breckenridge OutfittersTim Westinfo@breckenridgeoutfitters.com

Amy Kempamy@mountaintop-media.com
Breckenridge Grand VacationsNick DoranNDoran@breckenridgegrandvacations.com

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