FREE Drive- Thru COVID-19 Testing is available Monday-Friday in Fort Collins, Loveland & Estes Park:
Testing is available for those who are ages 2 and older, with or without symptoms, on a drive-up basis only. Appointments are not needed as the sites will have large capacity to offer testing. Testing isFREE and health insurance is not required.
Loveland (8:00-6:00 pm) Foundations Church, 1380 N. Denver Avenue, Loveland
Parking lot area on the east/back side of the building
Opportunity to Request COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at your Organization
If your organization (or business) has not yet had the opportunity to have a mobile vaccine clinic (LCDHE/Health District/other) and you feel like it would be a good fit to offer a clinic to your clientele/event/families/etc, please fill out this form:https://form.jotform.com/211374714104042
Order Masks for your Business
Larimer County Health and Environment wants to ensure that essential services are maintained and that businesses continue to thrive during this surge. In an effort to keep local workers safer, limited high grade surgical masks may be available to businesses that can not offer remote work options. Please submit this form to request these masks.
COVID-19 Recovery Resources
Community Support Resources
We know times are tough, and you may need a little bit of extra help. . .
In Larimer County, there are many agencies working hard to provide food and financial assistance and emotional support. We have put together some links to help make your search for assistance a little bit easier.
Congress recently created the Affordable Connectivity Program, a new long-term, $14 billion program, which will replace the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. This investment in broadband affordability will help ensure we can afford the connections we need for work, school, health care and more for a long time.
COVID-19 has added stress and anxiety to all our lives. Connect with mental health resources that can help you and those you care about weather the storm.
SummitStone Health Partners
For more than 60 years, SummitStone Health Partners has been transforming lives through recovery, renewal and respect by providing unsurpassed behavioral health prevention, intervention and treatment services in Larimer County. SummitStone provides more than 50 services dedicated to treating mental health and addiction disorders for people of all ages. Get connected today.
The Colorado Spirit Crisis Counseling Program supports people who have been impacted by the challenges of COVID-19. Trained crisis counselors are people from the community, just like you and they understand the challenges you’re facing. The Colorado Spirit program provides emotional support around the feelings that life during the pandemic may bring up, such as worry, sadness, hopelessness, or anger. Get connected to free and anonymous support.
The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call or text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
Program dedicated to helping Colorado’s youth who might be struggling with anxiety, depression, frustration, or just want to talk to someone.
Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.
Applications are now open for grants of up to $150,000 to local organizations to help meet workforce needs.
Grant funds can be used to help solve workforce challenges by financially supporting innovative pandemic-recovery plans that will help build in-demand skills; or connect workers and learners to quality jobs; or drive employer engagement in employee development in any of the areas detailed on theWorkforce Innovation Grant website.
Larimer County Economic and Workforce Development will administer the grant in partnership with the Larimer County Workforce Development Board.
Applications are due by January 20, 2022. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Full Workforce Innovation Grant Program proposal guidelines and key dates can be found atlarimer.org/wig.
Do you have some college, but did not graduate or obtain your credential? Are you thinking of re-enrolling to finish your degree? The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative has launched the Finish What You Started Program to help Colorado residents go back to school and earn their credential or degree. The program supports in two ways: providing financial assistance and support services throughout their college experience.
Back to Work Grant
Has COVID-19 impacted your employment? Are you thinking of starting or continuing college? Thanks to the Colorado General Assembly, the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative funds providers across the state to support workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and provide Coloradans support in accessing and completing their credential or degree and get Back to Work.
Business Q/A with the Department of Health: Our Next Session will be on January 27
Our community’s case numbers are beginning to decline after our recent COVID-19 surge, however, the new Omicron variant is on the horizon. Join us for the next 1 hour Q/A session on Thursday, January 27 at 2 p.m for an update on COVID-19 in Larimer County and to learn about any changes that may impact your business.
Colorado Revolving Loan Fund Applications are open.
This fund provides loans that help small to medium-sized Colorado businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These loans range from $5,000 to $750,000. The loans are intended to provide startup and working capital that will help create and retain jobs across Colorado.
Colorado Community Revitalization Grant Applications are open.
This program provides $65 million in gap funding for mixed-use projects in creative districts, historic districts, main streets or neighborhood commercial centers.
Rural Jump-Start Zone Grant Applications are open.
Businesses that establish new operations in specified Rural Jump-Start and Just Transition communities will be eligible to receive up to $40,000 and up to $5,000 per new hire.
Larimer County – Long-Term Recovery Group:Formed and working with Larimer County officials to rebuild, recover, and repair utilizing skilled case managers, identifies and assists fire survivors who do not have adequate personal resources for basic needs and recovery.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Arapahoe & Roosevelt National Forests Pawnee National Grassland
United Policyholders – Virtual Workshops for 2020 Wildfire Survivors:
Financial Planning Clinic for Colorado wildfire survivors
United Policyholders is hosting a pro bono, virtual/online financial planning clinic for wildfire survivors on Wednesday, January 26th from 1pm-4pm. By completing the form below, you can request a 45-minute appointment, free of charge, with a volunteer financial planner. We have a limited number of appointments available. If you are selected for the clinic, we will notify you by email and confirm your availability. If a spot is not available for you, we will hold your request form for the next one.
Click the image below for the recording for the webinar on Cameron Peak Burn-Scar Flooding. This webinar provides and overview of what potential impacts are anticipated and what community members in and around the burn area can do to be prepared
Be Flood Ready – Text FLOOD2021 to 888-777 for post-fire flood preparedness messages and up to date information.
Larimer Flood Preparedness Guide
Guia de Preparación para Inundaciones
By Ricardo Perez|2022-01-19T10:28:22-07:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Weekly Resource Blog – January 19th, 2022