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Online Medicare Selection Tool May Help Businesses and Employees Reduce Coverage Costs

New Partnership with Well Advised Brings Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Members and Their Employees a Free, Unbiased and Confidential Online Tool to Find Optimal Medicare Coverage Medicare plan selection has traditionally been a complicated process. There are more than 3,000 coverage combinations, and surprisingly, most people using Medicare are not enrolled in their best … Read Post

Excellent Health Care at a Critical Time

We know we’re fortunate to live in Colorado for so many reasons. And one of those reasons that has become even more apparent in 2020 is our proximity to excellent health care institutions. In metro Denver, we are surrounded by the leaders in medicine. Our hospitals and health care systems outrank others nationwide. Eight Centura … Read Post

Managing Workplace Re-Entry

So much of what we’ve been through during this pandemic has been unpredictable and the directives of how to best manage this time have been changing quickly. This next phase is a critical one as we all consider reopening our workplaces. This is a moment where we really need and want to make the right … Read Post

Polis Requires Employers to Reduce In-Person Workforce by 50%

Earlier this evening, Gov. Jared Polis released a new Executive Order aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19. The Executive Order requires Colorado employers, with some exceptions, to reduce in-person workforce by at least 50% by 8 a.m., Tuesday, March 24. It directs all employers to implement remote work solutions to the greatest extent possible … Read Post

Denver Announces Grants for Small Businesses

Denver Releases Initial Economic Relief Package  Yesterday, the City and County of Denver announced an initial $4 million relief package to help small businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The package offers several resources for businesses and workers: An emergency relief program to provide cash grants of as much as $7,500 to highly impacted businesses, such as restaurants, that may have laid off workers, … Read Post

SBA Disaster Loans Available in Colorado

Colorado Small Businesses Can Apply for SBA Loans  Colorado small businesses can begin applying for low-interest federal disaster loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Program. The state received its declaration today, making these loans available. Eligible entities can receive loans up to $2 million, and interest rates would be no higher than 3.75%. Our Denver Metro Small Business Development … Read Post

The Latest on COVID-19, Chamber Events and Resources for Your Business

I know we’re all tracking closely the unfolding COVID-19 situation in Colorado, which is changing rapidly. Today we want to provide you with relevant business updates on small business lending, COVID-19 resources, emergency sick leave rules and Chamber operations. Small Business Resources Our Denver Metro Small Business Development Center (SBDC) team is working hard to … Read Post