COVID-19 TOOLBOX

The Pagosa Springs Area Tourism Office, Visit Pagosa Springs, is closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on the local Pagosa Springs economy and strives to be a valuable, timely resource for our community. Below you’ll find assistance and guidance on how employees and employers can best plan and respond right now. If there is anything Visit Pagosa Springs can provide to better serve you, please contact sales@visitpagosasprings.com


Pagosa Springs restaurants and busineses currently operating.

 

TOURISM RECOVERY ASSISTANCE

 
Tourism Recovery Plan Download Plan PDF
How to Work with Visit Pagosa Springs Brochure Download Collective Impact: How to Work with Visit Pagosa Springs brochure and learn about free advertising
New Business Engagement & Support Program Download Flyer

COVID-19 UPDATES & GUIDANCE

 
World Health Organization Coronavirus Overview
Centers for Disease Control Situation Summary
US Small Business Administration Small Business Guidance
US Travel Association NEW Industry Guidance for “Travel in the New Normal”
American Hotel & Lodging Association Cleaning Standards
Global Wellness Institute Resources for Reopening After COVID-19 for hotel, spa, fitness and wellness establishments.
Destination Analysts NEW Coronavirus Travel Sentiment Index Report – May 4th Update
ADARA NEW Travel Trends Tracker
CO Department of Public Health & Environment Colorado Updates
  Safer at Home Reopening Guidance
CO Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) Business Impact Survey
San Juan Basin Public Health The Public and Envrionmental Health Agency for Archuleta and La Plata Counties
Archuleta, CO Government COVID-19 Updates and Information
Archuleta County School District School Updates
Town of Pagosa Springs Town of Pagosa Springs Updates
Pagosa Springs Area Tourism Office Visit Pagosa Springs Updates
Pagosa Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Business Updates & Information

EMPLOYEE & INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE

 
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Check the Status of your Economic Impact Payment (stimulus funds)
OnwardCO One-Stop Resource
Find aid for life essentials such as food and shelter, connect to training opportunities, and job search to connect to your next role.
CO Department of Labor & Employment Unemployment Benefits
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed some requirements of unemployment and additional assistance is now available through the CARES Act. Independent contractors and gig workers are encouraged to apply beginning April 20. If you’ve already applied, check on your payment here.
  Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Provides paid FMLA and paid sick leave for employees directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic (benefits not paid through state unemployment programs).
Connect for Health Colorado Emergency Health Insurance Enrollment Now Open
Coloradans who experience a qualifying life change event, during or outside of the open enrollment period, have a 60-day window to buy or change plans.
Freelancers Union Freelancers Relief Fund
Financial assistance to cover lost income and essential expenses not covered by government relief programs.
Pagosa Springs Medical Center Medical Services in Archuleta County
Archuleta Integrated Healthcare Primary, Behavioral, and Oral Healthcare
Archuleta County Resources View the Resource Guide

BUSINESS & EMPLOYER ASSISTANCE

 
US Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL)
Provides working capital loans of up to $2 million for small businesses that can provide vital support during the temporary loss of revenue.
EIDL Emergency Advance
Businesses eligible for an EIDL can receive an advance of up to $10k. Funds will be made available following a successful application and the advance will not have to be repaid.
  Paycheck Protection Program
An emergency loan that can be forgiven when used to maintain payroll through June and expands the lender network beyond the SBA.
  Express Bridge Loan Program
Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25k.
  Debt Relief Program
The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the pandemic.
  Local Assistance and Free Business Counseling
Working with local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses.
Facebook for Business Small Business Grants Program
FB will offer $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses.
US Department of Labor Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Reimbursements for small, private employers with tax credits for the cost of providing employees with paid leave taken for reasons related to COVID-19.
CO Department of Labor & Employment Work-Share Program
This allows you to let your employees keep working, but with fewer hours.
Archuleta County Archuleta County Business Information
Town of Pagosa Springs Business Information Page

NON-PROFIT ASSISTANCE

 
Help Colorado Now Colorado COVID Relief Fund
Philanthropy Colorado Colorado Relief Funds
Colorado Blueprint To End Hunger Colorado COVID-19 Emergency Hunger Relief Fund
El Pomar Foundation Colorado Assistance Fund (CAF)

Click below to view the latest Public Health Updates concerning COVID-19

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