Coronavirus Resources for Business

The health crisis of COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on our businesses and their employees. We have put together the most up to date resources from reliable entities. Information is verified and updated regularly so please check back.                             

Last Updated 9-23-2020* 


COVID-19 Lakewood Business Relief and Recovery Grant Program

 Lakewood Economic Development  Executive Orders and Public Orders  

Lakewood Local Restaurant and Retail Map 

Lakewood Local Restaurant and Retailer Survey 

How Can We Help Survey 

Tips to Help Your Local Businesses(PDF, 85KB)




Colorado Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors 6th Amendment

Jefferson County Variance(PDF, 97KB)

Jefferson County Variance One-Pager

COVID-19 Safer at Home Guidance

Regulations Regarding Outdoor Communal Areas(PDF, 121KB)

Executive Order Amending and Extending Stay-At-Home Order(PDF, 396KB)

State of Colorado Safer-At-Home Order(PDF, 267KB)

Second Updated Public Health Order 20-24 Implementing Stay-At-Home Requirements(PDF, 178KB)

Notice of Public Health Order 20-22 Closing Bars, Restaurants and Nonessential Personal Services(PDF, 139KB)

Retail Food Establishment COVID-19 Implementation(PDF, 99KB)

Public Health Order 20-23 Implementing Social Distancing Measures(PDF, 109KB)

Executive Order to Reduce In-Person Workforce by Fifty Percent(PDF, 93KB)

Colorado Liquor Enforcement Division: To-Go Liquor(PDF, 167KB)

 Temporary Site Modifications   Business Resources 

Temporary Site Modification Application(PDF, 2MB)

Single Tenant Drawing Example 1(PDF, 534KB)

Single Tenant Drawing Example 2(PDF, 398KB)

Multi-Tenant Drawing Example(PDF, 459KB)

Liquor License Modifications FAQ(PDF, 292KB)

Liquor License Modifications Information(PDF, 202KB)

State Guidance on Reopening for Restaurants and Food Services

State Guidance FAQ(PDF, 107KB)

Design Guidelines for Businesses(PDF, 13MB)*

OEDIT Re-Opening Your Business Templates

CDC Guidelines for Re-entry

Denver Metro SBDC Guidelines on Re-entry

State of Colorado Safer at Home Guidelines

State of Colorado COVID-19 Resource Page

SBA Guidance for Businesses and Employers

U.S Department of the Treasury Assistance for Small Businesses

Colorado SBDC COVID-19 Small Business Response Resources

Colorado OEDIT Resource Page

U.S. Chamber of Commerce- Combating the Coronavirus

CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers 

COVID-19 Updated for Licenses and Consumers

Critical Business Certification Form 

Small Business Navigator: 303-860-5881

The Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act(PDF, 238KB)

SBDC Small Business Resiliency Guide

SBDC Business Resiliency Plan Template

Employment Resources  Business Funding Options 

CDLE Unemployment Insurance

CDLE Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claim

CDLE Information and Resources

CDLE Alternatives to Laying Off Your Employees

CDLE Employer Work-Share Program 

Colorado Health Emergency Leave with Pay Rules 

HR 6201 Families First Coronavirus Act- Overview Employer  Paid Leave Requirements and Tax Credit Provisions

U.S Department of Labor Announces CARES Act Guidance on Unemployment Insurance in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

Jefferson County Business and Workforce Center


Colorado #COVID19 Talent Network

Skill Advance Colorado COVID-19 Emergency Response Program



SBA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Small Businss Guidance and Loan Resources

SBA Disaster Loans

SBA Economic Injury Disaster (EIDL) Loan

SBA Express Bridge Loan

CARES-SBA Debt Relief

CARES- Small Business Emergency Economic Injury Disaster Loan Grants

CARES- Paycheck Protection Program Loans (PPP)


CARES- Employee Retention Credit

CARES- Payroll Tax Deferral

Federal Reserve Main Street Lending Program

Colorado COVID-19 Relief Fund Grants

Jeffco Hope Fund

JP Morgan Chase Assistance to Small Businesses

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund

Google COVID-19 Business Fund

Yelp Assistance 

U.S. Chamber Save Small Business Fund

The Food and Beverage Industry Relief Fund

CCI Art CO Cares Act Grants

EDA Grant Opportunity

COVID-19 Small Business Alternative Funding

Industry Resources Other Information

Colorado Restaurant Industry

CBCA Resources to Support the Arts

CCI Updates and Resources to Support the Arts 

Colorado Tourism Office

Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media 

Manufacturer's Edge Resources

USDA Resources

Colorado Resources for Nonprofits

Export-Import Bank Coronavirus Resources

2-1-1 Colorado

Coronavirus Consumer Alert 

State of Colorado FAQs

Volunteer Opportunities

Support CO Local

Colorado Proud

Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents

CDOT- Revitalizing Main Streets Program*




The Economic Development office is currently closed to the public but we are working remotely and here to help. Please reach out with any questions. Staff can be reached directly and our main line is or 303-987-7730