Public Health Update
- 173 cases (+9)
- 12 deaths (no change)
- 958 tested (+39)
- 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.
- 16,907 cases (+272)
- 2,838 hospitalized (+39)
- 56 counties (no change)
- 83, 2662 people tested (+1,914)
- 851 (+9) deaths
- 163 outbreaks at residential and non-hospital health care facilities (no change) View outbreak data.
- Check out the new COVID-19 Data Dashboard. It includes the following:
- Summary Table with # positive, # hospitalized, # deceased, # tested, # outbreaks
- % of Positive COVID-19 cases by age group
- # of residents by age group who have tested positive, been hospitalized, deaths
- # of new COVID-19 cases by date
- Comparison of case rates for the metro area
- Hospitalizations for the metro area by county
- Testing data is on deck as data are released by the state
- Governor Polis announced that Broomfield Police Chief Creager is a member of the Governor’s new “New Normal Task Force” at his most recent press conference.
- The 10 Broomfield Businesses that have completed the Quick Start Guide in the Broomfield Business Tool kit can be viewed on the “Taking Precautions, We’re Open for Business” community map. These businesses have committed to taking precautions when opening for business by partnering with the City and County of Broomfield and Broomfield Public Health.
- Businesses that would like to be added to the map can consult the Broomfield Business Tool Kit and Complete the Quick Start Guide, which provides customized guidance on precautions appropriate for industry-specific business needs.
- What’s open now? What’s opening May 9? Use the Opening Date Search Tool to look by keyword or business type and see when businesses will be open or what current restrictions are in place.
- To support Broomfield seniors still under the Stay at Home protections even after May 9, the Broomfield Library will resume book delivery for 60+ residents. Here is the form to sign up. Residents can also contact email@example.com with questions or call 720.887.2301. In addition to books, library staff can deliver the following items: (Delivery is based on supply.)
- Vegetable seed packets from CSU extension
- Wildflower seed packets from CSU extension
- Herb seed packets from CSU extension
- Fabric mask (one per resident)
- Craft kits from inventHQ (coming soon-request now for later delivery)
Second 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 second Business Town Hall scheduled for tomorrow, May 6 at 1 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
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Stay at Home Activity
Put on a play with stuffed animals and record a video of it! Set up a stage by draping a sheet over a bench, or turn a chair around so your kids can stay hidden behind the chair. Use stuffed animals to put on a play. Record it using your iphone or ipad and watch it over and over again! View more daily activities at
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 call 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:
- Access services from Broomfield FISH including food pick up. These services are for anyone struggling financially due to COVID-19. View the May food distribution hours.
- 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
- Donate Blood: There is an urgent need for blood donations. Visit Vitalant.org or call 303.363.2300 for scheduling or questions.
- Donate Money:
- Giving Tuesday is today! This is on of Senior Resources of Broomfield’s biggest fundraisers of the year! Make a donation at BroomfieldSeniorResources.org. Donations continue to support enhancing the quality of life for Broomfield seniors during this pandemic. They are currently making masks so that every senior in Broomfield has one, supporting low income seniors with free or reduced meals through meals on wheels, and fulfilling special-needs requests such as medication coverage, dental needs, respite care, and items needed from the loan closet.
- 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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303.460.6836.
- 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.
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