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Leaders in Built for Zero have expressed the need for a collection of quality, compiled resources and information about how to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. In response, we are continuously adding to a comprehensive selection of resources using a quality control process, which you can read about here.
These resource guides compile sources and information related to key topics. To directly access the primary resources cited in those documents, use the Search and Filter function below.
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PN95 is coordinating with manufacturers and suppliers to secure PPE to frontline medical workers across America.
Guidance specific for homeless service providers during the COVID-19 outbreak.
San Francisco Department of Health: Recommendations on COVID – 19 and people experiencing homelessness
The City of San Francisco’s current strategy to protect people experiencing unsheltered homelessness and modifying shelter operations.
Concrete actions steps and policy measures that stakeholders should implement to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Study by Culhane et al: Estimated Quarantine Capacity Need for the US Homeless Population Related to COVID-19
This report estimates the potential hospitalization, ICU use and mortality rates associated with COVID-19 infection among the U.S. homeless population.
WHO’s interim guidance on the care of COVID-19 patients as the response capacity of health systems is challenged.
We appreciate all of the communities, providers, and people working to ensure the safety and health of individuals experiencing homelessness during this crisis.
APIC guidance on preparedness and response to potential emergencies involving infection control issues in shelters.
CDC and HUD guidance on setting up isolation spaces in congregate and non-congregate settings and screening individuals.
Canon City Daily Record article on Fremont County’s emergency pandemic response.
NYC Health Dept. guidance on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council’s guidance on immediate policy actions for local homeless response systems to take to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
California guidance on screening, triage, isolation, and more.
Please continue to check this page for more recommendations and research detailing how homeless service providers can protect themselves and the people they serve during this crisis.
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Thank you to all of the communities, providers, and people working to ensure the safety and health of individuals experiencing homelessness during this crisis.