Although we don't have a case in Broomfield, after several days of consulting with internal and external partners including guidance from the Governor and following the Emergency Declaration, the City and County of Broomfield will operate under the precautionary principle and will proactively be closing the Broomfield Community and Senior Center, Paul Derda Recreation Center, Library, Depot Museum, and inventHQ facilities to the public to include all programs, events, and classes. 

The closure will start Saturday, March 14 and be in place for a minimum of 2 weeks, at which time we will reassess the overall COVID-19 impact on the community. 

In particular, our focus is on our most vulnerable populations, those who are older adults (60+) and those with underlying health conditions, specifically respiratory issues, heart disease, and diabetes. 



SENIOR RESOURCES

MEALS ON WHEELS: Adults age 60+ who are residents of Broomfield may request meals on wheels. Meals can be delivered within one business day after registering. Registration is done by calling 303.464.5532

EASY RIDE: Easy Ride will continue to provide trips for medical and nutritional purposes only. Registration is required before trips can be scheduled. Registration can be done by calling 303.464.5534 or completing an online application.

BOOK DELIVERY: The Library is also prepared for book home delivery for Broomfield residents, sign up here. In addition, streaming movies, online classes & resources, magazines and ebooks are available at any time with your library card. 




FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
 
TESTING: If a person is exhibiting symptoms, which include fever, cough, and shortness of breath the person should go to a medical provider, like a clinic or hospital, but ONLY AFTER calling the provider (i.e. do not show up unannounced). The medical provider will evaluate the patient and determine if testing is needed for influenza, other respiratory illnesses, and COVID-19. 
 
MOST AT-RISK: Older adults (60+) and people who have serious chronic medical conditions are at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness. If you are at increased risk for COVID-19 complications due to age or a serious underlying medical condition, or if you care for someone who is at increased risk, it is especially important for you to take action to reduce your risk of exposure including the following. Click here to learn more.
  • Take everyday precautions to keep space between yourself and others.
  • When you go out in public, stay away from others who are sick, limit close contact and wash your hands often.
  •   Avoid crowds as much as possible.
  • Avoid   cruise travel and non-essential air travel.
  • During a COVID-19 outbreak in your community,   stay home as much as possible to further reduce your risk of exposure.
PREVENTION: Ways for individuals to participate in prevention efforts is to engage in self-care, general hygiene, staying home if sick, increasing efforts to clean commonly touched surfaces, and educating yourself using reliable sources. More information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how individuals, families and businesses can prepare are here , as well as previous communications from BPHE ( here ).

Your extra efforts towards prevention and preparation will go a long way in keeping Broomfield residents safe and healthy. 
 
MORE INFORMATION: 
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  • Call CO Help at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911 or email COHELP@RMPDC.org , for answers in English and Spanish (espaƱol) to your COVID-19 questions.
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