COVID-19 Resources

The uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak is having a negative economic impact at a surprising rate while reaching a global scale. Berthoud’s Business Development Department in cooperation with the other NoCO economic development offices are keeping abreast of the rapid changes in an effort to keep our community up to date with the most recent and relevant data. Check back regularly as content will be updated as it becomes available.

FEDERAL RESOURCES

US Small Business Administration (SBA)
In depth guidance for businesses including product and resources, including access to capital and government contracting.

The SBA is now offering Colorado low-interest Disaster Assistance Loans in response to the Coronavirus. To access the application visit:
https://www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/coronavirus-covid-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Plan, Prepare and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019. Guidance to help businesses prevent and slow the spread of the COVID-19 in the workplace.

Council of Development Finance Agencies
Updates regarding the allocation of federal funding to address critical community lending needs. Programs include the USDA Intermediary Re-lending Program, CDFI Fund Financial Awards, EDA Revolving Loan Fund, and the U.S. Treasury State Small Business Credit Initiative.

U.S. Department of Labor
Rapid Response Services help businesses in the event of layoffs and plant closures. Teams will work with employers and any employee representative(s) to quickly maximize public and private resources to minimize disruptions associated with job loss.

STATE OF COLORADO RESOURCES

Connecting Colorado
Searching for additional employees? Connecting Colorado in partnership with your local workforce center helps to connect talent with opportunity.

Colorado Department of Health (CDPHE)
Statewide Information on the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019. Resources include information about COVID-19, recommendations for schools, workplaces & the community, testing, and the Coronavirus Self-Checker.

CDPHE ongoing press releases containing important information about the impact of the Coronavirus on the State of Colorado.
https://covid19.colorado.gov/news-0

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE)
Resources for employers about unemployment claims and alternatives to laying off employees.

Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade
State and federal COVID-19 announcements, programs and information relevant to Colorado businesses.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Colorado Small Business Development Center Larimer County
The SBA provide services to assist with disaster loan applications, long-term planning, insurance navigation, physical and economic loss estimations, business preparedness and more.

Larimer County Economic & Workforce Development
Local, state and federal resources for business impacted by COVID-19

Are you in Larimer County? Do you have Unemployment Insurance Questions?
Contact, Andrew Minor, aminor@larimer.org or 970-498-6083

Weld County Government
What you need to know about this pandemic health emergency if you live and/or work in Weld County.