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CDC: Responding to COVID-19 among People Experiencing Unsheltered HomelessnessApril 6, 2020
AUTHORITY: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
DATE PRODUCED: March 22, 2020
TYPE: Guidance / Protocol
THE QUESTIONS IT ANSWERS:
- What is isolation and what are the different types of space and housing used for it?
- How do I coordinate with our partners to work to protect people experiencing homelessness from COVID-19?
- What preventative measures should I take to protect people experiencing homelessness from COVID-19?
- How do I protect our outreach staff from COVID-19?
SHORT DESCRIPTION: This guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is intended to provide key actions that local and state health departments, homelessness service systems, housing authorities, emergency planners, healthcare facilities, and homeless outreach services can take to protect people experiencing homelessness from the spread of COVID-19.