County of Santa Clara & City of San Jose: Addressing COVID-19 in the Homeless Community

April 14, 2020

AUTHORITY: County of Santa Clara & City of San Jose

DATE PRODUCED: April 3, 2020

TYPE: Guidance/Protocol, Report

THE QUESTIONS IT ANSWERS:

  • What steps should be taken to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the homeless community?
  • How is the city expanding housing options for homeless individuals needing quarantine or isolation?
  • How is the county and city conducting outreach to homeless individuals?

SHORT DESCRIPTION:  The County of Santa Clara, City of San Jose, and Continuum of Care Partners in California are working together to address the needs of homeless individuals affected by the COVID-19 outbreak locally. This report includes a summary of activities underway to assist homeless individuals and families during this crisis, including increased outreach to homeless individuals and expanded housing options for homeless individuals needing quarantine or isolation.

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