Health & Human Services

“With so many changes to our delivery model and to the stackable lines of defense, Salud has invested Community Foundation funding toward patient and health worker safety, including PPE such as gowns, face shields, masks, and protective barriers at the front desk. This PPE supports Salud’s dental and medical staff as they provide in-clinic visits, along with drive-through testing that we provide outside of our clinics.”
“Even while there are many aspects of the effects of COVID-19 that are still being figured out, our goal remains to be prepared for an influx of people requiring food services because of cliffs and key moments like the one we’re in. As a community, we need to be poised to get even more food out. [...] We need to be as proactive as we can be, in a reactive environment.”
In a recent survey of grantees of our COVID-19 Response Fund Boulder County, grantees focused on addressing the exacerbated needs of a growing number of individuals and families experiencing homelessness shared these compelling anecdotes of community impact, resilience, and adaptability.
The Center for People With Disabilities (CPWD) – a grantee of your Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund Boulder County – quickly and nimbly shifted its independent living services in response to the pandemic, in order to continue serving community members living with disabilities.