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