COVID-19 Guidance for Restaurants and Food Services
Repening Operations Under the Safer-At-Home Order

COVID-19: Resources for Employers and Business Owners

Businesses of all sizes and industries are working to recover from COVID-19. We’ve gathered some helpful resources to ensure you have the information and resources you need to navigate the economy as it reopens.

Level Yellow for Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas

Colorado’s dial framework standardizes different levels of “openness” at the county level. It is a tool for counties to use to make life during the pandemic more sustainable, allowing us to balance, to the greatest extent possible, controlling the virus with our social and economic needs.

Review the state’s COVID-19 dial page and Safer at Home page.

Review Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas County specific public health orders on our Public Health Order page.

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Find vaccine providers for 65+ individuals

Review our vaccine FAQs, the state’s phases, and more on our vaccine page

Download our Where to Get My COVID-19 Vaccine flyer in English and Spanish

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Call for Business Support
Monday-Friday (8- 5 pm)

The following information is provided by Tri County Health Department.  Ask your business question or get guidance on requirements by contacting our Business Re-Opening Task Force (Spanish Translation Available). Contact us at covidbusinessrecovery@tchd.org or 720-713-6030.

Back to Business Webinar every Friday at 9:30 a.m.

Join the Business Re-Opening Task Force for a weekly update and a question and answer segment

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Spanish translation is available.

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Signs and best practices available for print

The following print materials are developed to support COVID-19 recommendations and Public Health Orders. All materials are free for download. You can also find additional posters on symptoms, sick, symptoms, and other important information on our Print Materials page.

Flyer for businesses with a white mask icon and yellow and blue background Opens in new windowEnglish: 8.5×11 Print  |  11×17 Print
Spanish: 8.5×11 Print |  11×17 Print
White and blue background with icon of man and woman wearing masks Opens in new windowEnglish: 8.5 x 11 Blue | Red

Spanish: 8.5 x 11 Azul | Rojo

Safer At Home and the Vast, Great Outdoors

Tri-County Health Department follows all guidance from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Read the full Public Health Order or find guidance for all industries. Review any variances for your county, listed below.

State-approved County Variance Requests

Adams Arapahoe Douglas

Douglas County Disaster Emergency Waivers for Businesses to Address COVID-19 Safety Provisions
Board of County Commissioners adopted a resolution to temporarily enable the Planning Director to grant waivers to some zoning requirements so that businesses are able to make operational modifications quickly and inexpensively.   Contact Planning Services at 303-660-7460 or planning@douglas.co.us to inquire about your business needs.

Unemployment Insurance Claims & Employment Needs: CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) For more information click here. 

Department of Labor     
A/D Works has created a COVID-19 page for job seekers and businesses in need of employees.
COVID-19 Resources for Businesses (pdf)
COvID-19 Resources for Job Seekers (pdf)
Unemployment Insurance, File for Unemployment (individuals)

The Treasury Department and SBA have released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application along with detailed instructions on how to apply. The application must be submitted through your lender. The form and instructions on how to apply can be found by clicking here.