Coronavirus  COVID-19 Information

For questions concerning re-opening Chaffee County please call 719.539.4510. 

 

Safe Business Checklist

Critical Business Checklist

Hotel/Motel Checklist

Short-Term Rental Checklist

Chaffee County Variance Request to CDPHE

CDPHE Variance Decision

Press Release June 1

Letter to 2nd homeowners in Chaffee County Posted May 5th

Public Health Update May 29

Public Health Update June 1

Public Health Update June 2

Public Health Update June 3

Masks are now required by workers in all critical business by State order. State Executive Order 
 Cloth Mask Request Form     Personal Protection Request Form 

Are you experiencing COVID-19 symptoms but do not qualify for testing? Complete this self-reporting form to help Chaffee County Public Health track local data:

Self-Reporting Form

If you have self-reported and have now recovered please fill out this form: 
Resolved Symptoms Self-Reporting Form

Please follow Chaffee County’s COVID-19 Facebook page  All COVID-19 related local and state health orders are linked to the Chaffee County Public Health Department page on this website and COVID-19 Facebook page.  Public Health phone number: 719.539.4510.  

Public Health Order 2020-07 Amend #2 June 1

Governor Polis Executive Order Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors June 1

Spanish Speaking COVID-19 Facts

Resolution 2020-42 Ratification & Extension/Amendment #3 of Declaration of a Local Disaster Emergency.  

CHAFFEE COUNTY DEPARTMENT HUMAN SERVICES (DHS)
Call the DHS Benefits Team at 719-530-2500. If you are suffering a sudden job loss and haven’t already applied for benefits you should do so ASAP. While their doors are locked, they can arrange for applications to go out as needed. There are drop boxes at both the North and South offices for you to leave paperwork for the application process. They will be checked regularly to ensure the process is as streamlined as possible.
If you are wanting to make a donation, please call 719-530-2500 so the team can ensure donations are in line with the actual needs.

DHS and Chaffee County Community Foundation have updated our process for Chaffee County community members seeking financial assistance due to being affected by COVID-19.  Please fill out this google form:
Chaffee County Emergency Assistance Request Form

How we follow up with you:

   *Your assistance request form will be screened for financial assistance eligibility criteria available in                    Chaffee County.
   * If you are eligible to receive assistance through the Department of Human Services, the DHS office will           contact you and request for you to submit an application for the programs you may qualify for.  Once you       have submitted an application, you may be scheduled for an interview with a Chaffee Benefits Team               member to review your application. Please note, you may be asked to provide verification of income and         expenses that you are needing assistance with.
   * If you are not eligible for assistance through the Department of Human Services, your assistance request        form will be sent to the Chaffee County Community Foundation who will submit an application for                    assistance for you and follow up with you about assistance that you may qualify for through their                      program.

CHAFFEE COUNTY FOOD RESOURCES
Chaffee County COVID-19 Food Resources updated April 15th

CHAFFEE COUNTY BUILDING DEPARTMENT

Job Site Registration

CHAFFEE COUNTY HEALTH AND WELLNESS SERVICES LIST
https://chaffeeresources.com/

CHAFFEE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION https://www.chaffeecommunity.org/
CCCF is taking donations for a newly established EMERGENCY FUND. Community members looking to give locally in response the coronavirus please contact this group.

STATE OF COLORADO RESOURCES
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is providing a phone line to answer questions from the public about COVID-19. Call CO-Help at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911 or email cohelp@rmpdc.org for answers in English, Spanish, Mandarin and more


COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & EMPLOYMENT
SPECIAL TAB FOR COVID-19 RELATED UNEMPLOYMENT https://covid19.colorado.gov/


COLORADO OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT www.choosecolorado.com
SPECIAL TAB FOR ECONOMIC RELATED COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENTS AND RESOURCES AT https://choosecolorado.com/covid19/


CENTRAL MOUNTAIN SMALL BUSINESS DEVEOPMENT CENTER 

A great resource for loans, and support funding.
       * Helping business in Colorado respond Please click to download FREE COVID-19 Small Business                    Response Resources Guide.
       * If your small business or non-profit still has questions unanswered Click here for the most current daily            updates and links to program assistance.
       * SBDC offers free confidential consulting to further answer small business questions, help with                          application forms, loans, other financial support and unemployment questions.  We have ten local                    consultants, click here to request an appointment.


FEDERAL RESOURCES
SALIDA SPECIFIC  https://cityofsalida.com/
  • Please call City of Salida at 719-539-4555. Their phone will be staffed from 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday - Friday.
BUENA VISTA SPECIFIC https://www.buenavistaco.gov/
  • Please call BV Town Hall at 719-395-8643. Their phone will be staffed from 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday - Friday.
EDUCATION, CHILDCARE AND SUPPORTING CHILDREN
LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Sol Vista Health: https://solvistahealth.org
All new client referrals should be directed through our call center at 719-275-2351 to coordinate virtual enrollment into care.
  • Behavioral Health services will be provided via phone or telehealth beginning March 17th.
  • If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, please contact the Statewide Crisis Line at?1-844-493-TALK (8255)?or call?Sol Vista?Health crisis directly at?719-275-2531.?Or, text?"TALK” to?38255.
DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE SUPPORT-CRISIS INTERVENTION

The Alliance https://alliancechaffee.org provides crisis intervention, emergency shelter, transitional and long term housing, legal advocacy, women and youth support group, community education and prevention activities for women, men and youth suffering from domestic and sexual violence in Salida, Buena Vista, and Poncha Springs.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM UTILITY COMPANIES




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