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

General Policy & Legislative Resources

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment: State updates to the Crisis Standard of Care Guidelines. Crisis standards of care are recommendations for how the medical community should allocate scarce resources, such as ventilators and intensive care unit beds, in the extreme case when patient needs exceed available resources. In dire circumstances where resources become limited, the Governor or a designated public health official may declare a Public Health Emergency within which crisis standards of care are authorized, sanctioning the provision of medical care at levels of quality that would otherwise be significantly less than optimal.
Governor Polis' Press Releases: View current updates and press releases from Colorado Governor Jared Polis.
Public Utilities Commission Announcement: To support utility customers who may be impacted by the nation's response to COVID-19, gas and electric utilities regulated by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission have announced that they are temporarily suspending nonpayment disconnections for their customers.

Rocky Mountain Cradle to Career COVID-19 Policy and Legislative Updates: Rocky Mountain Cradle To Career's Policy and Legislative Advisory Network (PLAN) is committed to keeping the larger network abreast of policies, legislation, regulations, and rules being implemented across the state and nation in light of COVID-19.

State of Colorado Stay-At-Home Order: There have been a number of executive orders and public health orders released by the governor this month and the legal language used can be hard to understand. The State of Colorado has provided this document, written for the rest of us, about what they mean and who is affected. To review the actual order: Amended Public Health Order 20-24 Implementing Stay at Home Requirements. The state has created a Stay at Home Guide with free resources, supports, and activities at
U.S. Department of Education Office of Federal Student AidIf you’re concerned about your studies or loan repayment, the Office of Federal Student Aid can help you understand what to do in certain circumstances. To provide relief, federal student loan borrowers are automatically being placed in an administrative forbearance, which allows you to temporarily stop making your monthly loan payment. This suspension of payments will last until Sept. 30, 2020, but you can still make payments if you choose. Contact your private loan servicer online or by phone to determine if your loans are eligible. Your servicer is the entity to which you make your monthly payment.
U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA): COVID-19-Related Guidance Documents for Industry, FDA Staff, and Other Stakeholders. FDA is working with U.S. Government partners, including Centers for Disease Control, and international partners to address the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.
U.S. Government's Response to COVID-19: Comprehensive list of measures taken at the federal level to address COVID-19.
U.S. Internal Revenue Service: Information regarding who is eligible to receive a $1,200 payment from the government, and the logistics of how the US Internal Revenue Service is processing payments.