Message from Board of Commissioners in Support of Gov. Polis Statewide Mask Order

General Consumer Resources

American Bankers Association: As coronavirus continues to impact communities across the country and the broader economy, America’s banks are making the health and well-being of their employees, customers, and the communities they serve their top priority. Banks of all sizes are taking action to assist customers, but it will vary by institution and depend on a customer’s individual circumstances. They include but are not limited to fee waivers; deferred payments for credit cards, auto loans, and mortgages; loan modifications; low-rate and zero-rate loans; and other accommodations. To see if your bank is making any accomodations, visit this link.

Best BuyStores are closed to the public, but customers can order items online and employees will drop items off to their vehicles. Items in need of repair can also be dropped off via curbside for Geek Squad repair.

Century Link - Federal Lifeline Program in Colorado: On a limited income? You can save money with Lifeline services from CenturyLink. This government assistance program can help you save on your monthly local phone service or qualifying broadband service (wifi). Lifeline can help save $9.25 on monthly service for qualified subscribers. Lifeline eligibility is determined by the Federal Communication Commission’s Lifeline National Verifier. Qualifying customers (or a qualifying member of a household) must have household income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participate in one of the following programs: Federal Public Housing Assistance, Food Stamps, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefits.

Comcast Internet Essentials: Internet Essentials by Comcast is free for 60 days for eligible households. Visit internetessentials.com to learn more and apply to get connected.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Coronavirus Guidelines: Protect yourself financially from the impact of the coronavirus with tips and help from the CFPB.

Ding Mobile Phone Service: In light of COVID-19, Ding has removed all processing fees, making it easier to stay in touch.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)Information from the EPA on disinfectants that work against the coronavirus, drinking water and wastewater, and personal protective equipment to use.

Internet Service Overview: Internet Service Providers Offering COVID-19 Crisis Assistance - get a rundown of how major U.S. Internet Service Providers are offering support to those financially impacted by the current COVID-19 crisis.
Mile High United Way - 211Provides assistance with finding a variety of resources, including a list of emergency/short-term/long-term shelters, food, transportation, and utility assistance. Serves all counties. Visit unitedwaydenver.org/2-1-1, call 211 to get in contact with a Mile High United Way representative, or text your zip code to 898-211 (message and data rates apply) to get connected.
Planet Fitness Virtual Workout Classes: Planet Fitness offers free at-home workout classes via livestream to members and non-members on the company's Facebook page. The workouts are livestreamed at 5 p.m. each day.
Stop Fraud Colorado - COVID-19 Scams: Attorney General Phil Weiser has issued a consumer alert warning to Colorado residents about scams related to coronavirus. Learn more about fraud and report scams at stopfraudcolorado.gov.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) FAQ: Resources on food and pet safety and more related to the coronavirus from the USDA.
Westminster Chamber of Commer Shop Local Promotion - Customers Have Opportunity to Win $500Customers of local businesses can enter into a drawing for $500 through the Westminster Chamber of Commerce by sending a receipt from a local business. Share on social media, business websites, and additional communications channels to get the word out about your business and the services being provided during COVID-19. The deadline to enter is April 30.

Xfinity WiFi Hotspots: Everyone can access out-of-home WiFi hotspots through Xfinity for free to support communities through this challenging time. Find your closest hotspot at wifi.xfinity.com.

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