COVID-19 Updates & Announcements

Moderna COVID Vaccine Available at BV Drug & Salida Pharmacy & Fountain

Buena Vista Drug and Salida Pharmacy & Fountain will have Moderna COVID vaccine available from 4/28-4/30 for first doses. Just like public health there will never be any charge directly to the patient for the vaccine no matter what their insurance situation is.  ...

Updated Vaccination Clinic Schedules with Chaffee County Public Health

MEDIA RELEASE: April 20, 2021 Vaccinations have been an important aspect of community-wide public health efforts to guard against many types of communicable disease, long before the focus was on COVID. Vaccinations continue to be a critical part of preventative care...

Chaffee County Public Health Responds to Statewide Devolution of the Dial

April 16, 2021 For immediate release: For more information, please contact: Andrea Carlstrom, Director Chaffee County Public Health 719-530-2564 acarlstrom@chaffeecounty.org Chaffee County, CO - Today, the COVID-19 Dial evolves into Public Health Order 20-38: Limited...

SBA launches Restaurant Revitalization Fund webpage with important program details

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund (Fondo de revitalización de restaurantes), part of the American Rescue Plan Act, will provide $28.6 billion in grants to restaurants and bars in need. This fund will offer grants to hard-hit restaurants and bars, with restaurants...

April Mask Mandate Extension

In July 2020, Governor Polis signed Colorado’s first statewide mask order requiring masks to be worn in all public indoor spaces. The Governor has extended the order every 30 days since then.   Effective April 3, the Governor extended the statewide mask mandate,...

Colorado to Open Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics to General Public on Friday, April 2nd

Governor Jared Polis announced today in a press conference that starting on Friday, April 2nd, Colorado can move onto Phase 2 of its COVID-19 vaccination distribution which is the general public ages 16 and older.  Chaffee County Public Health (CCPH) has available...

Update 1: Shuttered Venue Grant Opens April 8th

There is so much inside the American Rescue Plan for Small Businesses and other Federal & State support programs that we are breaking them down into updates by program.  Please share with those who can benefit UPDATE 1 Congress set aside a total of $16.25 billion...

Update 2: Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant Program Opens in Early April

There is so much inside the American Rescue Plan for Small Businesses and other Federal & State support programs that we are breaking them down into updates by program.  Please share with those who can benefit UPDATE 2 The Restaurant Revitalization Fund, part of...

Update 3: Economic Injury Disaster Loan Increase & Updates

There is so much inside the American Rescue Plan for Small Businesses and other Federal & State support programs that we are breaking them down into updates by program.  Please share with those who can benefit UPDATE 3   With the American Rescue Plan $15 billion...

Update 4: Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) May 31, 2021 Extension & Processes

There is so much inside the American Rescue Plan for Small Businesses and other Federal & State support programs that we are breaking them down into updates by program.  Please share with those who can benefit UPDATE 4 With the American Rescue Plan an additional...

Chaffee’s Got Heart Community Spotlights

The Chaffee’s Got Heart Committee is extremely proud of local businesses and individuals that have gone above and beyond by doing extraordinary things during these uncertain times. From innovating ways to thrive despite trying circumstances to showering struggling...

CDPHE expands at-home COVID-19 testing program to restaurant workers

REMOTE (March 16, 2021): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) announced today the expansion of the Binax At-Home rapid testing program to food services employees around the state. This expansion to food services workers builds on the program’s...

Chaffee County to Move to Blue Level on COVID-19 Dial

Chaffee County, CO- Chaffee County Public Health (CCPH) is excited to announce that due to improved COVID-19 case incidence, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has informed CCPH that Chaffee County can move to the Blue Level on the...

Indoor Air Quality- Keep Your Customers, Employees & Students As Safe As Possible and Business or School Open!

The Chaffee County Board of Commissioners have released $150,000 in Coronavirus Relief Fund Dollars to the Chaffee County Community Foundation to provide COVID Relief to local small businesses. The new Chaffee County GRANT and No-Cost Solutions will assist our local...

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Member Spotlight of the Week: Secure Health Partners

Member Spotlight of the Week: Secure Health Partners Secure Health Partners helps companies, schools, and government enjoy a safe and healthy work environment. They do this by providing drug and alcohol screening, background screening, and DNA paternity testing. If...

Art in the Park Vendor Registration is OPEN

We are excited to announce that the Art in the Park vendor registration is now open! We look forward to a wonderful celebration featuring a variety of vendors; including Chaffee County local artists and musicians.  $125 per booth $75 for Chaffee Arts Members $105 for...

Members, post your events to our website!

We want to help you promote your events this summer! If you are a Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce Member, submit your event on our website.  If you are having a 4th of July event that you would like published on our 4th of July webpage, email...

Business After Hours: May 20th at Full Circle Real Estate Group

We are excited to have our first Business After Hours of 2021! Save the date for Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 5p - 7p.  Full Circle Real Estate Group 316 West Main Street Buena Vista, CO 81211 Admission is $10 per person. Cash and exact change is always appreciated....

Register for the 2021 OHV Fall Color Tour (Sept 21st – 25th)

Tuesday, September 21st to September 25th, 2021 The OHV Color Tour enters its 20th year.  This tour is for side by sides and all types of Off Highway Vehicles.  Experience the rugged terrain, Fall colors and historical sites in the heart of fourteener country. Riders...

Chip in for Your Chamber – Donate today and help us unlock $10,000 in funding!

CHIP IN FOR YOUR CHAMBER: A Matching Gift Fundraiser to support the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce Sponsored by Collegiate Peaks Bank Every dollar raised up to $10,000 will be generously matched by Collegiate Peaks Bank We are over halfway to our goal! Thank you, BV,...

Get Your Photo in the 2022 Visitor & Relocation Guide!

Are you a photographer by trade or by hobby? We are looking for some new photos from the community for our 2022 Buena Vista Visitor & Relocation Guide and we would love to feature YOU! If you are interested in having your photo considered please email it to...

Comanche Drive In Movie – Nomadland

Comanche Drive In Theatre 3 Miles West on Highway 306 ***Buena Vista, CO*** 719-395-2766 Showing Friday, Saturday & Sunday May 14th, 15th, & 16th 2021 Award Winning Drama Rated R Best picture, Best director and Best actress A woman in her sixties, after losing...

Fourth Annual Tails on the Trail hosted virtually

Ark-Valley Humane Society is excited to host the 4th Annual Tails on the Trail- A 5K Walk/Run for the animals. Due to COVID-19, this year’s event will be virtual. “Tails on the Trail is a great way for our community to come together while supporting the life-saving...

Opening Date for BV Jeeps & Atvs

BV Jeeps & Atvs' opening day for the 2021 season is May 24th. We will be open 7 days a week 8 am - 6 pm. Reservations are highly recommended and walk-ins are always welcome! Schedule YOUR mountain adventure now by calling 719-395-4418, book online...

How to Climb a 14er

Buena Vista Public Library and Colorado Fourteener Initiative present: How to Climb a 14er Friday, May 28th, 5:00 pm Want to tackle tall mountains?  Stay safe and leave no trace. Colorado Fourteeners Initiative shares strategies to keep you and nature safe while you...

Sweatshirts! Sweatshirts! Sweatshirts!

Sweatshirts! Sweatshirts! Sweatshirts! All adult pullover hoodies at a great price of $29. Some crew sweats, zip sweats and youth sweats. Also Buena Vista sweatpants. Great weather for some ice cream. Located at 236 Hwy 24 South in BV. www.swiftrivertshirts.com

Ark Valley Helping Hands is Seeking an Executive Director

Ark Valley Helping Hands is seeking an executive director to lead our mission of connecting volunteers to older adults to provide support and to build community. For a full job description go to arkvalley.helpfulvillage.com. Applications should be submitted by May...

Community Recycling Event – By Appointment Only

As of April 9, 2021, public drop-off sites for recycling are closed due to Angel of Shavano Recycling's departure. In response to the lack of subsidized public recycling drop-off locations, the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA), Chaffee County...

Comanche Drive In Theatre – Concert Schedule

Comanche Drive In Theatre 3 Miles West on Highway 306***Buena Vista,CO***719-395-2766 Saturday May 22nd Bon Jovi on screen concert Info and tickets: https://encorenights.com/ Sunday May 23rd Zach Williams Live Concert Info and tickets:...

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are an essential part of the Mini-Blessings team.  Without their support, we would not be able to continue providing and expanding our services to the Chaffee County community.  Tasks that volunteers can assist with include: Working with the Horses: 1.Horse...

The CDOC Buena Vista Correctional Complex is Hiring!

Are you looking for your Forever Career? The Colorado Department of Corrections is hiring! We are seeking dynamic, honest, and security-minded individuals to join our team of 400+ professionals at the Buena Vista Correctional Complex (or at any of our other 18...

BV High School Launching Unmanned Aviation Education Program

This fall, a new program not only will teach students how to “fly,” it also will help them realize opportunities in the emerging and expanding field of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), commonly called drones. That is the lofty goal for Buena Vista School District...

Chaffee Arts Partners with Bread & Salt

Chaffee Arts Partners with Bread & Salt   BUENA VISTA--Chaffee Arts is proud to announce that Bread & Salt is now exhibiting local art for sale in the restaurant located at 418 US Hwy 24N in Buena Vista.  Chaffee Arts members submitted their art to Bread &...

Pick Up Your Copy of the Ute Country News

READ Uplifting stories  Good news about mountain living  Informative and helpful articles in these challenging times  ADVERTISE In the Paper That Actually Gets Read!  Averages 95% pick-up rate  Readers will see your business in a positive light  Reach our loyal...

Virtual GARNA Lecture: Boreal Toad Status & Recovery Efforts

Curious about the mysterious boreal toad? Join GARNA and Stephanie Shively, wildlife biologist for the United States Forest Service Salida Ranger District on Thursday May 20 from 7 to 8 p.m. for a presentation on the status of the boreal toad on the Pike and San...

NEWLY LISTED: Spacious Home over 4,700 sqft in Town!

Incredibly beautiful home situated on 3.8 acres conveniently located just 3 miles from downtown Buena Vista. The well appointed designer kitchen highlights the open floor plan with incredible views of the collegiate peaks. The main house has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms...

New Listing- $1,695,000

Stunning, Elegant & Captivating. Gorgeous custom home with full ICF construction, located in Eagles Ridge at Game Trail on a quiet cul-de-sac with incredible views of Mt. Princeton, Mt. Columbia, the Sangre's, Buffalo Peaks & views of the entire Valley. As you...

Upcoming events in BV

During the COVID-19 outbreak, all events are subject to cancellation or rescheduling. Please contact the event organizer for more information. 

Date/Time Event
05/14/2021 - 05/15/2021
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT BINGO
FRIDAY NIGHT BINGO

American Legion Post 55, Buena Vista CO
05/16/2021
All Day
Tails on the Trail- Virtual 5K Run/Walk For the Animals
Tails on the Trail- Virtual 5K Run/Walk For the Animals

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05/16/2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fourth Annual Tails on the Trail hosted virtually
Fourth Annual Tails on the Trail hosted virtually
05/19/2021
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting
Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting

Buena Vista Welcome Center & Chamber of Commerce, Buena Vista Colorado

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