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 3-9-2021* 


 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)




Public Heath Order- COVID-19 Dial

Colorado Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors Updated Guidance

COVID-19 Guidance for Business

COVID-19 Dial Framework Information November 20

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)

Colorado COVID Legal Relief

CDC Business and Workplace Guidance

State of Colorado COVID-19 Resource Page

SBA Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Colorado OEDIT Resource Page

Small Business Navigator: 303-860-5881

SBDC Small Business Resiliency Guide

SBDC Business Resiliency Plan Template

US Chamber Combating the Coronavirus

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



Jefferson County- State Small Business Relief Grant Program

Alameda Small But Mighty Grant

Colorado Restaurant Foundation Winterization Grant

Colorado Energize Colorado Gap Fund

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

SBA Disaster Loans

SBA Economic Injury Disaster (EIDL) Loan

SBA Express Bridge Loan

Federal Reserve Main Street Lending Program

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 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

FTC Tips to Avoid Scams

Volunteer Opportunities

Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents

Reducing Fear and Taking Care of Yourself

Colorado Tourism




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