COVID-19 Workplace Resources

The Aspen Chamber Resort Association (ACRA) has been working closely with local, regional, and state partners and monitoring other trusted sources to gather and share valuable information with the local business community. We've put together this resource page to help you learn more and navigate this ever-changing situation.

City of Aspen Business Packet 

We want to remind everyone that ACRA is not a health official or government organization. Our goal is to share business relief and health information that is accurate and unbiased in a timely manner.

PLEASE rely on the official, trusted sources for information and not secondhand knowledge. Rumors and bad information spread faster than any disease out there, which only causes distress.

Economic Injury Disaster Loan is Open

Governor Jared Polis just announced that Colorado's application for federal disaster area designation has been approved. The SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan application is now open to business owners in all of Colorado’s 64 counties.

More information including the application link is available here:

Click here to review tips for applying, eligible vs. ineligible entities, loan approval criteria, what is needed to apply, and more.

Unemployment Insurance

Colorado’s Unemployment Insurance Division is responding to questions from both employers and workers impacted by closures as a result of the Coronavirus. Employees who see a reduction in hours or layoffs are encouraged to apply for unemployment benefits, which can provide partial wage replacement, at For additional information for employers and employees, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has information and resources on Coronavirus

State, Regional, & Local Notifications

Resources for Businesses

COVID-19 & Workplace Preparedness

CDC: Coronavirus - What You Need to Know [PDF]

WHO: Getting your Workplace Ready for COVID-19 [PDF]

U.S. Chamber: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Workplace Tips for Employees [PDF]

U.S. Chamber: Coronavirus Resource Page

CDPHE: Retail Food Establishment COVID-19 Guidance

CDC: Get Your Workplace Ready for Pandemic Flu

CDC: Business Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist

CDC: Guidance for travelers

Pinnacol Assurance: Prevention tips to keep you and your employees safe

Maintaining Business Operations

CDC: Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Michael Best: Coronavirus Q&A for Employers

Inntopia: COVID-19 and the Economy: 7 Things to Expect for Travel Businesses

FEMA: Pandemic Influenza Continuity of Operations

Restaurant-specific Resources

Colorado Restaurant Association Web Site

Governor of Colorado has suspended On Site consumption for sales of ACL