Town of Silverthorne COVID-19 Resources

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April 1, 2020

Town of Silverthorne COVID-19 Update

The Town of Silverthorne is actively monitoring the rapidly-evolving circumstances around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The health and safety of our community is our top priority, and we are following national, state and local guidelines to protect residents and slow the spread of this virus. For the latest information on COVID-19 in Summit County, please visit the Summit County emergency blog.

Colorado’s public health order issued for March 26 to April 11, 2020, requires people to stay home except for critical activities including: 

  • Obtaining food and other household necessities including medicine
  • Going to and from work if you are a critical employee
  • Seeking medical care
  • Caring for dependents or pets
  • Caring for a vulnerable person in another location
  • Participating in outdoor recreation at a legally-mandated safe distance of six feet or more from others

Thank you for helping us keep our community healthy and safe.

Business Information


Restaurants Open in Silverthorne

Several restaurants in Silverthorne are open for pickup, delivery or drive thru. Enjoy breakfast or lunch from Mountain Lyon Cafe, pizza from Sauce on the Blue, burritos from Fritangas Mexican Restaurant and much more. 

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Businesses Open in Silverthorne

Many businesses continue to operate in Silverthorne, offering groceries, auto repair,veterinary services, laundry, and other essential good and services. 

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Summit Business Emergency Relief Grants

The Silverthorne Town Council has identified $350,000 to fund an emergency business grant program for Silverthorne's independently-owned businesses. The grant funds are intended for retailers and service providers to pay for essential business-related expenses like payroll, rent or mortgages, utilities and supplies. Applications due April 7.

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Summit County Emergency Response Resources

The Summit Chamber has put together resources for business owners in Summit County, including information on deffered tax payments, the Families First COVID-19 Response Act, available loans and more. 

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Residents and Community Resources

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Summit County Emergency Response Resources

The Summit Foundation has compiled an important list of emergency resources in light of COVID-19. Find information regarding food banks, cash and rent assistance, mental health resources, help with medications and more. If you are able to donate, a community fund has been setup by The Summit Foundation to assist area non-profits during this time. 

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Family & Intercultural Resource Center

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The Family & Intercultural Resource Center is helping many people in our community during this difficult time. Food banks in Silverthorne and Breckenridge continue to operate, and assistance is available for rent payments, health insurance enrollment and more. The FIRC is also accepting donations and volunteers to help assist our community. 

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Mental Health Resources

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  • Building Hope Summit County or call for English     970-389-1151 and Spanish 970-485-6271
  • FIRC Mental Health Navigators: English or Español, 970-262-3888
  • Mind Springs Health mental health support hotline, 1-877-519-7505 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Recovery Support and Alcoholics Anonymous: Call Agape at 970-453-1247 or visit or
  • Mental Health Crisis, call 844-493-TALK

Town Services 

Silverthorne Police Department

The Silverthorne Police Department will be responding to calls for service on a selective response basis, evaluating the need to respond in person or via phone. An Accident Alert system will be put in place, stating that officers only respond to a motor vehicle incident when the following circumstances exist:

  • Vehicles are disabled due to damage.
  • Accident involves a fatality or an injury requiring medical attention.
  • Alcohol or drugs are involved.
  • Accident is an alleged hit and run.
  • There is damage to public property other than wildlife, i.e. a highway stop sign.
  • Any property damage accident in which the reporting party is not or has no contact with the driver(s)
  • As always, in the event of an emergency, please call 911.

Town Hall and Public Meetings

  • Town Hall is closed to the public until further notice.
  • All town committee, board and other public meetings are canceled.  
  • Town Council and Planning Commission Meetings will be held virtually
  • The Town of Silverthorne Planning and Building Department will operate remotely in conjunction with the Summit County Building Department. Details can be found here

Public Works

  • Snow plow operations will continue as normal. Snow will be removed in a timely and safe manner.
  • Water, Sewer and the Joint Sewer Authority will continue to conduct well and water treatment facility inspections on a daily basis and will perform testing as required by state law.


  • Playgrounds and dog parks are closed.
  • Bathrooms are closed.
  • All court sports including basketball, tennis, pickleball and others are closed.
  • Fields and other open areas are open for people to walk or run, but in the interest of public safety no organized activities are allowed (i.e. soccer, football or volleyball games).
  • Skate Park, Disc golf and picnic shelters are open, but users must follow all CDC recommendations and the guidelines below.

In order to keep our remaining park spaces open for the public, all users are asked to recreate responsibly and follow the guidelines below:

  • Refrain from using parks or trails if you are exhibiting symptoms of illness.
  • Observe the minimum recommended physical distancing of six feet from other individuals at all times. If this is not possible, try to find alternate location or depart that space.
  • Wash or sanitize hands before and after visiting a park, trail or open space. If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Share the trail: while on trails, alert other users of your presence and as they pass, step aside to let others pass.

Silverthorne Recreation Center

  • The Silverthorne Recreation Center will remain closed, at minimum, as long as Summit County schools are closed. The Silverthorne Recreation Center has no scheduled reopening date at this time and the closure is expected to be prolonged.
  • At this time, a deep cleaning disinfection procedure has begun, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Detailed disinfection procedures include use of an Electrostatic Sprayer with Clorox Total 360, which reduces pathogens on all hard surfaces within the facility. 
  • All pools at the Silverthorne Recreation Center will be drained and refilled before the facility reopens.
  • All Silverthorne Recreation Center pass holders will have their passes extended for the amount of days equal to the closure.
  • The Silverthorne Recreation Center will prorate refunds with no administrative fee for programs canceled due to the closure.
  • Registration for summer programs at the Silverthorne Recreation Center will begin as scheduled on Monday, April 6 at 7:00 a.m. 

Town of Silverthorne Events & Silverthorne Pavilion

  • All public events in the Town of Silverthorne are canceled until further notice. 
  • Private events at the Silverthorne Pavilion are being canceled or rescheduled for a later date in compliance with the Summit County public health order.


We are all doing our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19. From staying at home to volunteering or donating money, food or supplies, we are all in this together. Help do your part across the state of Colorado and click the link below to see where volunteers are needed, how agencies can request help, and where to donate supplies or make contributions. 

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