USICH: COVID-19 Planning and Response: Isolation and Quarantine: Lessons Learned from Seattle & King County

April 14, 2020

AUTHORITY: United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), Seattle & King County

DATE PRODUCED: March 24, 2020

TYPE: Presentation, Community Sample


  • How does a city/county stand up a COVID-19 response for the homeless population?
  • How does a city/county establish and manage isolation and quarantine spaces?
  • How does transportation fit into developing a comprehensive plan for isolation and quarantine?


Guidance on how Seattle and King County, Washington, have set up and maintained isolation and quarantine units for people experiencing homelessness, including lots of additional COVID-19 resources.

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