May 18, 2020
City and County of Broomfield is committed to providing frequent news, updates and information related to the developing COVID-19 situation. Please find more resources at Broomfield.org/COVID and follow us on Facebook and Twitter , and v iew the Stay At Home Public Health Order FAQ's.

Seniors: sign up for weekly check-in calls or find more resources for seniors by calling 303.464.5526, visiting BroomfieldSeniors.com or reading this FAQ for Older Adults .

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Public Health Update
  • Broomfield
  • 210 cases (+2) 
  • 22 deaths (+1)
  • 1,682 tested (+54)
  • The CDPHE website updates cases daily at 4 p.m. To ensure rapid response to new cases, Broomfield staff monitors the reporting systems throughout the day, so occasionally Broomfield numbers may differ from CDPHE.
  • View more data on Broomfield’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard.
  • Colorado 
  • 21,938 cases (+401)
  • 3,872 hospitalized (+6)
  • 60 counties (no change)
  • 126,330 tested (+2,908)
  • 1,215 deaths (+23)
  • 223 outbreaks (+1)
Frequently Asked Question:
  • How do I book an appointment for city services?
  • While accessing online services is still the fastest way to complete your City and County of Broomfield business, you can now access select City and County of Broomfield services (motor vehicle service, birth certificates, recording documents, passports, notary services and marriage/civil union licenses) by appointment! 
  • Follow four simple steps to make an appointment for your city service needs:
  1. Visit Broomfield.org/MakeanAppointment for a list of services that are currently accepting in-person appointments. 
  2. Use the “Make an Appointment” link under the service you require to schedule a time for an in-person appointment. 
  3. Review the Customer Guidelines to ensure your appointment goes smoothly. 
  4. Arrive at your scheduled time, follow entrance instructions provided in your appointment confirmation email, and complete your businesses with the City and County of Broomfield.
City Updates
  • The seed roll thru and maker projects held on May 14 was a huge success, and the community is showing off some of their amazingly creative maker projects they’ve been working on. Check out the event page to view some of the submitted projects, such as an egg maker, High Wire Driver invention, and illuminated art.
  • As the official health insurance marketplace in Colorado, Connect for Health Colorado is here to help Coloradans find health insurance that fits their needs and budget. Many of our state’s residents are becoming eligible for financial help for the first time as a result of changes to their jobs, income and home situations due to COVID-19. People who have had a change in job, income or living situation should contact Connect for Health Colorado to find what health care coverage and financial help is available. They may qualify for a 60-day Special Enrollment period, which will allow them to sign up for a new health insurance plan, or to change their current plan. There are many ways to contact Connect for Health Colorado:
  • Online: ConnectforHealthCO.com
  • By phone: 855-752-6749
  • Virtual appointment with a certified enrollment expert: ConnectforHealthCO.com/we-can-help/
Upcoming Events:

  • Save the Date - Third Back to Business Town Hall: Ask business related questions, from access to business assistance and support to guidance on practices to ensure customer and employee safety, at the Business Town Hall scheduled for May 27 at 2 p.m. Call 855.695.3744 (available in Spanish at 855.543.3424) to join. Can’t make it? These sessions are recorded and available at Broomfield.org/COVIDEconomicSupport. Share this Facebook event to spread the word.
  • Telephone Town Hall: Please note there will be no Telephone Town Hall on May 21, and the next session will be Thursday, May 28. 
  • Join the Telephone Town Hall on May 28 at 7 p.m. Residents can call 855.695.3744 the night of, or sign up to be called directly. RSVP and share the Facebook event for updates as well. Town Hall audio is now streamed live on Channel 8 as well. If you are not able to make it, listen to the available recordings.
State / Federal Updates
  • Governor Polis signed three Executive Orders on Sunday. Full details are available here
  • Extension of EO 2020 067 to protect workers and residents in long-term care facilities.
  • EO 20220 068 suspends specific statutes to allow Coloradans continued access to programs like Medicaid and the Children’s Basic Health Plan.
  • EO D 2020 069 extends certain state income tax payment deadlines until July 15.
  • The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) explained the way it has been counting deaths among people with COVID-19 and announced an addition to data reporting going forward on Friday. 
#WeAreBroomfield

Safer at Home Activity
Virtually explore some of the nation’s most beautiful and beloved national parks such as Yellowstone and Bryce Canyon. View more activities for staying active and entertained during city facility closures at Broomfield.org/COVID.
How to get help
  • For Seniors: 
  • Sign up for weekly check-in calls or find more resources for seniors by calling 303.464.5526.
  • Delivery Prescriptions Available for those 60+: Visit BroomfieldSeniors.com or calling Broomfield Senior Services at 303.464.5526.
  • Community Reach Center has introduced the Senior Reach program. This community program identifies older adults who may need in-home emotional or physical support and/or connection to community services.
  • For All Residents:
  • Sign up to be a part of Broomfield Pals, where neighbors offer connection and assistance during the COVID-19 public health crisis to help you stay safer at home.
  • Mental health resources including access to local services, mental wellness and support resources and safety and welfare information can be found on Broomfield.org/COVID. Disruptions in our routines can challenge mental health and resilience; resources are available to assist you during this challenging time. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency please call 911.
  • Access services from Broomfield FISH including food pick up. These services are for anyone struggling financially due to COVID-19. View the April and May food distribution hours here. 
  • Apply now for the Bridge-The-Gap program which provides housing payment assistance to Broomfield residents that have lost wages due to the impact of COVID-19. See eligibility criteria, learn more and apply online at Broomfield.org/BridgeTheGap.
  • 2-1-1 Is now set up to offer COVID-19 specific services and resources available across the state. Visit 211colorado.org/covid-19, dial 2-1-1 or 866.720.6489, text 898.211* or chat live with a representative through the website.
  • Visit the Resources page on BroomfieldHealth.org for a constantly updated list of resources, support and information.
  • Read Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19.
  • Use NextDoor’s Neighborhood Help Map to find neighbors in your area that are able to help in a variety of ways, such as phone check-ins, pet care and more. Follow all safety guidelines and requirements while getting help or providing help to neighbors.
  • Need a mask? Apply to get a fabric mask, donated by the community or made by inventHQ.
  • For Businesses:
  • Visit Broomfield.org/COVIDEconomicSupport for information and links to help businesses and employees sustain through this downturn and support the rebuilding of the local economy.
  • For Employers: Updated information about resources for businesses in Broomfield.
  • For Employees: A direct link to file for the expanded Unemployment Insurance programs and benefits and information on other programs, such as Bridging the Gap.
  • For Residents to Support Businesses: Information about local businesses serving the community, with adjusted service and hours.
  • Businesses can apply for the Enhance Broomfield program, which offers a one-time grant of up to $7,500 which can be used for some operating expenses. This program has received a large number of applications, and funds are limited. The application is also a good step forward in filling out an application for other potential business support programs, such as a U.S. SBA loan (PPP or EDIL programs) or your bank’s working capital loans.
  • Support Resources for Colorado Businesses During COVID-19 is a resource site hosted by the Colorado Office of Economic Development.
How you can help
  • Connect with Neighbors: 
  • Apply today to be a part of Broomfield Pals, where you can help friends and neighbors in need by offering connection and assistance during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
  • Use NextDoor’s Neighborhood Help Map to list things you are able and willing to do for neighbors in your area, such as phone check-ins, pet care and more. Follow all safety guidelines and requirements while helping or providing help to neighbors.
  • Donate Blood: There is an urgent need for blood donations. Visit Vitalant.org or call 303.363.2300 for scheduling or questions.
  • Donate Money:
  • Donate to the Disaster Relief fund through the Broomfield Community Foundation.
  • Do you have unspent lunch funds in your student's account? You can donate these funds directly to the emergency food program that supports BVSD families in need through The School Food Project. It's as simple as filling out three questions on this form.
  • Donate Food: FISH is asking the community to help donate the following most needed items: peanut butter, oatmeal, canned meat, mac & cheese, and spaghettios.
  • Donate Items:
  • A Precious Child is accepting cleaning supplies and hygiene items listed on their Amazon wishlists. They are also taking walk-in donations on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday's of children's clothing, diapers and hygiene items. 
  • inventHQ is looking for materials to continue making masks for the community. The following items can be dropped off, in a sealed ziptop bag, at the Library Book Drop:
  • Washed 100% cotton or linen fabric, (no smaller than 1/4 yard, please)
  • Interfacing (Light to medium weight, non-woven, fusible or sew-in)
  • Elastic (¾” wide or less)
  • Bias tape
  • Questions? Email inventhq@broomfield.org or call 303.460.6836.
  • Volunteer:
  • URGENT: Help Expand COVID-19 Testing in Broomfield. If you are a medical professional (retired or active), or know someone who is, please send an email with your information to broomfieldvoad@gmail.com
  • There is also a substantial need for volunteers now at A Precious Child. The Broomfield VOAD is encouraging healthy volunteers to assist A Precious Child and FISH at their facilities. Sign-up to volunteer at A Precious Child. Sign-up to volunteer at FISH.
  • Are you a medical professional? Sign up to volunteer.
  • Governor Jared Polis created the Colorado Covid-19 Innovation Response Team to introduce telehealth/telemedicine service supporting approximately 800,000 uninsured and under-served Coloradans. Help the team provide health services while reducing strain on healthcare facilities, leaving hospital beds open to the most severely ill.
Reliable, Updated Information
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