City of Loveland City Manager Steve Adams will provide video updates on the affects of the COVID-19 pandemic on City services, programs and events, as well as its ongoing impact to the Loveland community. These updates will generally be provided on a weekly basis or more often as the situation dictates.
- Launch of Loveland Patio Program for local restaurants to expand dining space into outdoor spaces
- Announcement that a number of Parks & Recreation facilities are reopening on Saturday, May 30
- Proposed Larimer County Department of Health variances to open more services in our community and county
- Extended closure dates for Loveland facilities
Residents are encouraged to continue sending COVID-19 questions to: COLCOVID19@cityofloveland.org
- Upcoming changes to county's face-covering order affecting businesses and customers - more information at: https://www.larimer.org/health/communicable-disease/coronavirus-covid-19
- As soon as we have information on restrictions lifting on facilities such as swimming pools, movie theaters, dog parks, gyms, etc., that information will be announced
- Please continue to stay inside, stay well, and send your COVID-19 questions to: COLCOVID19@cityofloveland.org.
- County's May 3 order requiring face coverings - for questions call 970-498-5500 or go to the County’s online portal: https://form.jotform.com/200914110519141
- The public is invited to submit questions on the COVID-19 pandemic in advance of the May 12 City Council meeting, which Tom Gonzales, Director of Larimer County Public Health, and representatives from UC Health and Banner Health, will answer questions on the state of the pandemic in northern Colorado, and provide updates on our local healthcare systems. Please email questions in advance to COLCOVID19@cityofloveland.org. In addition, City staff will present a fiscal contingency plan to address financial imbalances and revenue shortfalls caused by the pandemic.
- A number of City services and facilities have reopened, but most offices and facilities such as the Chilson Rec Center/Sr. Center, Museum and Rialto remain closed through May 25, 2020.
- Please stay inside, stay well and continue to email your questions to COLCOVID19@cityofloveland.org.
- Second phase of combating the pandemic
- Additional information on the recent 'Safer-at-Home' order. See: https://covid19.colorado.gov/safer-at-home
- Eased restrictions for businesses and county guidelines. See: https://www.larimer.org/health/communicable-disease/coronavirus-covid-19/safer-home-phase-covid-19-pandemic-larimer-county-0
- An upcoming order on use of face masks in Loveland.
- As always, residents are encouraged to email questions to: COLCOVID19@cityofloveland.org and to 'stay safer at home'
- Plans for partial reopening of specific kinds of businesses, slowly, and under certain, limited conditions
- Updates on CARES Act, SBA loans and additional financial assistance for small businesses
- City's Economic Development department is assisting local business to access government loans and providing additional resources:
- The department has collaborated with other northern Colorado communities to develop a website: nocorecovers.com, that lists funding resources for businesses in northern Colorado
- It also has produced and published a virtual dining and restaurant take-out guide to help support local restaurants
- City Manager urges residents to continue to 'Stay home and Stay safer'
- Modifying regulations barring residents from using recreational vehicles as secondary dwellings during the pandemic
- Use of an N-95 respirator masks
- Use and cleaning of cloth masks
- Extension of City closures in-line with the Stay-at-Home order issued by Gov. Polis
- Recommendation to wear a (home-made) cloth mask when out of the home
- Availability of personal protective equipment (PPE) for essential workers
- Preparedness of local hospitals for influx of patients
- How community members can volunteer
- Current availability of testing
- How to launder clothing during pandemic
- What the City is doing to help those who are unemployed as a result of the pandemic