Skip to main content
Sign In


Employer and Employee Resources

Coronavirus 2019 molecule

Coronavirus 2019 presents a set of unique challenges for all workers. We've compiled a list of evidence-based resources to support both employers and their team during this difficult time. For further support, please contact us.




Information About the Outbreak of COVID-19
CDPHE's COVID-19 resource page

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
Information and resources on COVID-19

Colorado Health Emergency Leave with Pay ("Colorado HELP") Rules

Colorado District Office
Business resources and news

Resources for filing for unemployment in Colorado

COVID-19 Business Resource Center
The following resources are available to support small businesses, nonprofits, freelancers, and independent contractors.

Have you lost your job?
One-stop resources for the people of Colorado impacted by job loss during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Guidance for Outdoor Recreation in Colorado

 Workplace Health and Safety

OSHA's COVID-19 Overview
This webpage provides information for workers and employers about the evolving coronavirus outbreak. The information includes links to interim guidance and other resources for preventing exposures to, and infection with, the novel coronavirus—now officially named COVID-19.

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

Prevent Worker Exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
NIOSH COVID-19 Resource Page

 Employer Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources
Guidance for small business and loan resources

Disaster Loan Assistance
U.S. Small Business Administration: Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeownders, and Renters

Alternatives to Laying off Your Employees
Thinking of laying off employees? Consider the Work-Share Program

File a Claim
How to file for unemployment

Layoff assistance, information, and resources available for employers

Prepare Your Small Business and Employees for the Effects of COVID-19
Recommended steps to protect employees and prepare your business for disruption—top ten tips to protect employee health

Paycheck Protection Program
An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers

​​​7 Ways Employers Can Support Working Parents During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak​
Children around the world need support from their parents right now. And parents need support from their employers.

Experts from the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health present guidance on how organizational leaders can promote workplace safety, health, and well-being to improve workforce resilience during stressful times.

COVID-19 Return-to-Work Checklist for Businesses
As states and organizations begin the process of re-opening and returning to work, it is critical that businesses take action to prepare the workplace and their employees for a healthy and safe return.

 Worker Resources

Resources for Businesses and Employers

Guidelines for Public Transportation Providers
Agencies or individuals providing public transportation, including rideshares and taxis, can take measures to protect themselves, their passengers, and employees from COVID-19.

Employee Rights
Paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

For Healthcare Professionals

Resources for First Responders and Law Enforcement

COVID-19 Impact
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights

Remote Work
Home Office, Work Office: Managing Remote Work
Managing remote work and considering the different components of working remotely

Telework & Flexible Work Toolkit
How to develop telework and issues to consider

15 Questions About Remote Work, Answered
Guidance on how to work productively at home, manage virtual meetings, and lead teams through this time of crisis

Computer Workstate Toolkit
This eTool illustrates simple, inexpensive principles that will help you create a safe and comfortable computer workstation

5 Ways to Add Exercise to Your Day
With these five easy exercise tips, you can still stay active on a busy day and leave yourself feeling recharged

Physical Activity at Work: Stretching at Your Desk

Physical Activity at Work: Yoga at Your Desk

Mental Health
Mental Health and Psychological Considerations during the COVID-19 Outbreak
The considerations presented in this document can be used in communications to support the mental and psychosocial well-being of different target groups during the outbreak

Stress and Coping
Coping with stress during the pandemic

COVID-19 Information and Resource Guide
Guidance on how to cope with the mental health implications of COVID-19

This resource provides practical tips on taking care of your mental health and well-being

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health (SAMHSA)
Tips for social-distancing, quarantine, and isolation during an infectious disease outbreak

APA COVID-19 Information and Resources
Resources for phychologists, healthcare workers, and the public

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources Library
Resources for parents, patients, and clinicians to help with the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Respiratory Protection and PPE for Healthcare Workers
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators
This document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of disposable N95 respirators in healthcare settings when there is a limited supply

Summary for Healthcare Facilities: Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators during the COVID-19 Response
This summary is intended to help healthcare facilities optimize supplies of disposable N95 filtering facepiece respirators when there is liited supply during the COVID-19 pandemic

Eastomeric Respirators for U.S. Healthcare Delivery
This webinar provides an overview of respiratory protection and guidance surrounding supply shortages. This weinar also provides information on infection prevention measures, strategies for optimizing the supply of N95 respirators, and a broad overview of the use of elastomeric respirators in healthcare.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator
Resource for helping healthcare facilities plan and optimize the use of PPE for response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)—help healthcare and non-healthcare systems, such as correctional facilities, track how quickly PPE will be used at those facilities.

Conventional, contingency, and crisis guidance for the use of reusable elastomeric particulate respirators to provide respiratory protection to healthcare practicitioners.

Join us for virtual briefings on COVID-19 and the actions being taken to support health and wellness of the community and bolster economic resilience.

 Emergency Medical Services Workers

 Student Resources

CU Denver Student Resources
CU Denver and several Denver organizations have stepped up to offer free resources for well-being and connectedness

Everyday mindfulness and meditation for stress, anxiety, sleep, focus, fitness, and more

 NIOSH Centers of Excellence

Total Worker Health
Harvard's Center for Health, Work & Well-Being
Steps employers and workers can take in response to COVID-19

Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest
COVID-19 employer resources

Education and Research Centers (ERC)
Recent news on COVID-19

Information on how to disinfect PPE

FAQ and information about homemade masks

Coronavirus Resources
Find regional resources to help your ag business respond to COVID-19

 Federal and International

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Provides key EP resources on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Several government agencies have provided resources to help workers and employers navigate workplace issues related to COVID-19

Getting Your Workplace Ready for COVID-19
Simple ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your workplace

Mythbusters about COVID-19

U.S. Department of Labor
DOL Newsletter

Back to Work Safely
This site features expert, industry-specific guidance for both businesses and consumers to safely re-open and re-engage as they emerge from the COVID-19 quarantines.

Get Your Workplace Ready for Pandemic Flu
CDC guidelines for keeping workers healthy and maintaining productivity by planning for pandemic flu

Cleaning and Disinfection for Community Facilities
This guidance provides recommendations on the cleaning and disinfection of rooms or areas occupied by those with suspected or with confirmed COVID-19

Share Facts About COVID-19
Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors

This interim guidance pertains to critical infrastructure workers, including personnel in 16 different sectors of work

Public Health Organizations
American Public Health Association
Provides videos with easy to understand info on disease prevention. Also provides additional COVID-19 information and resources primarily from the CDC, WHO, and academia.

 Health Links™ Town Hall Series

​Join Health Links for weekly town hall webcasts featuring the latest COVID-19 information and guidance for employers and individuals in our communities presented by University of Colorado Anschutz expert faculty and alumni. 

Supporting Working Parents through COVID-19
Promoting Mental Health and Resilience through COVID-19
Managing Depression and Enhancing Wellness through COVID-19
​​Employer Response and Employee Support through COVID-19​

Effective Communication for Leaders and Organizations through COVID-19
Health and Safety Best Practices for Return-to-Work through COVID-19
Return to Work COVID-19 Town Hall — Speak with the Experts​


 Recursos en Español

Colorado School of Public Health

13001 E. 17th Place​
Mail Stop B119
Aurora, CO 80045


© The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate. All rights reserved.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. All trademarks are registered property of the University. Used by permission only.