April 26, 2020
The 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 BroomfieldHealth.org 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 .

Please be mindful that information may change rapidly, even by the hour.
Public Health Update
  • Broomfield
  • 135 cases (+6)
  • 5 deaths (no change)
  • 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.
  • Colorado
  • 12,968 cases (+712)
  • 2,410 hospitalized (+44)
  • 57 counties (+1)
  • 59,791 people tested (+3,002)
  • 672* deaths
  • 7 outbreaks at residential and non-hospital health care facilities (+4) View outbreak data.
  • *You may notice that the cumulative number of deaths went from 674 on April 24, to 672 on April 25. This is due to the fact that a portion of "probable deaths" gathered from death certificate data were entered as duplicates. There were about 29 duplicates and they have been removed today.

Stay-At-Home Update
In partnership and collaboration with surrounding counties, the City and County of Broomfield, Boulder, Jefferson, Adams and Arapahoe Counties are in alignment with the extensions of the statewide Stay-At-Home Public Health Order through on May 8. 

In an effort to communicate consistently and reduce confusion, the following key elements are the same across the metro region counties listed above.
  • Residents and businesses continue following Stay-at-Home rules until May 8, 2020. 
  • This includes the continued closure of the following: 
  • Personal Services (Salons, Pet Grooming, Personal Trainers)
  • Dine-in restaurants 
  • In-store shopping, except for critical retail businesses like grocery stores and pharmacies. 
  • Public facilities (rec centers, libraries, city halls)
Other Key Guidance:
  • Telework as much as possible 
  • Wear face coverings or non-medical masks outside of the home
  • Essential travel only, which includes travel for the purpose of curbside delivery/pick-up
  • Medical providers, pharmacies, grocery stores remain open 
Broomfield, Boulder, Adams, Arapahoe and Jefferson Counties are aligned in allowing an exception for curbside delivery of goods for non-critical businesses starting Monday, April 27 following the listed criteria below. 

Broomfield intends to allow for the guided opening of businesses on May 9 for in-person shopping, with public health precautions in place.
Broomfield continues to rally against the ongoing health and economic crises caused by COVID-19. Together, using a balanced approach, we will push forward as a community to ensure Broomfield emerges from this pandemic stronger. Click here to see an overview and timeline of the measured, data-driven, thoughtful and balanced approach. Please take look at the first of many industry-specific guidelines for reopening in the BluePrint for Non-Critical Retail Business .
Upcoming Events

  • Telephone Town Hall: Join the Telephone Town Hall Thursday, April 30 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. Thank you to the 1,581 participants that joined the Telephone Town Hall last week.
  • Special Meeting of the City Council on Tuesday, April 28 at 6 p.m. This meeting will be presented live on the City Council website through Broomfield.org/CityCouncil and through Comcast Channel 8. Public participation via telephone will open at approximately 6 p.m. by calling 1.855.695.3744 and pressing star 3 (*3) to be placed in the queue. Written comments are requested to be sent in advance, to council@broomfieldcitycouncil.org. Here is the agenda.
City Update:

Federal/State Update:
@kim_touy Safer at Home! #saferathome #givingtuesdaynow #wearebroomfield #broomfieldartguild 
Stay at Home Activity
Show Your Mask! 😷 What creative pattern, accessory or personal touch do you add to your mask? Use #WeAreBroomfield on your social media posts or email back a picture to show your support for promoting a culture of mask wearing in Broomfield! View more daily activities at Broomfield.org/DailyActivities .
How to get help
  • For Seniors: 
  • Sign up for weekly check-in calls or find more resources for seniors by calling 303.464.5526.
  • For All Residents: 
  • 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 helping 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 the U.S. SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program and the Emergency Injury Disaster Loans. Your business lending partners are now taking applications for both loan programs.
  • 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 operating expenses including rent, wages, marketing, utilities, and supplies. The application is also a good step forward in filling out an application for a U.S. SBA loan if a business decided to do so.
  • Support Resources for Colorado Businesses During COVID-19 is a resource site hosted by the Colorado Office of Economic Development.
How you can help
  • 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.
  • There is an immediate need for ”stay-at-home” alternatives for unhoused neighbors living in Broomfield. The Towneplace Suites has offered a special rate but additional funding is needed. Donate to the Emergency Sheltering fund through the Broomfield Community Foundation so folks have a place to stay until the end of April.
  • 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. Since Friday, 325 families have donated their unused funds. Thank you!
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • The Broomfield VOAD is encouraging healthy volunteers to assist FISH at their facility. 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.
  • 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.
Reliable, Updated Information
Help slow the spread of misinformation by relying on and sharing credible information from Broomfield Public Health, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, and the Federal Center for Disease Control: 
Show how you are supporting your community and doing your part
Using #WeAreBroomfield, #DoingMyPartCO