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COVID-19 Resources

Families and individuals experiencing homelessness are more vulnerable to infectious diseases. Preparing for COVID-19’s impact on the unsheltered is of utmost importance. Please use these resources from our partners to help prepare. 

This page may be updated as additional resources become available. 


From HUD 
Office Hours: COVID-19 Planning & Response for Homeless Assistance Providers 
HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) invites homeless assistance providers and their partners to participate in weekly Office Hours sessions to discuss COVID-19 planning and response on Fridays from 2:30 - 4:00 PM EDT 
Participants do not need to register in advance. It is strongly recommended that you join the session 15 minutes prior to the start time (2:15 PM EDT). To join the session, simply access the session login page at the link below. 
Join the Office Hours question & answer session. 


Disease Risks and Homelessness 
Technical assistance materials from HUD as well as guidance issued from HUD’s federal partners dedicated to preparing for and responding to infectious diseases, including COVID-19. 
Click here 


From the National Labor Exchange (NLx) 
National Association of State Workforce Agencies and the National Labor Exchange has launched a new job bank featuring jobs that have been created directly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as jobs that continue to be in high demand. There are currently around 400,000 jobs on this site, with more being added daily, if not hourly. The purpose of this site is to provide a central location that houses essential jobs for displaced workers by employers with immediate hiring needs due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Jobs listed are from verified employers of all industries looking to fill positions now. Click here 


For GPD providers 


For SSVF providers 
Guidance on the availability of SSFV resources to place homeless Veterans at high-risk of COVID-19 


For COCs 
Preventing and Managing the Spread of Infectious Disease for People Experiencing Homelessness 

Preventing and Managing the Spread of Infectious Disease within Shelters 

Preventing and Managing the Spread of Infectious Disease within Encampments 


From the CDC 

Interim Guidance for Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) among People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness 
Interim guidance for homeless service providers to plan and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) 





Steps Healthcare Facilities Can Take Now to Prepare for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

Specific Considerations for Public Health Authorities to Limit Infection Risk Among People Experiencing Homelessness 

Questions to Assist CoCs and Public Health Authorities to Limit the Spread of Infectious Disease in Homeless Programs 

Infectious Disease Preparedness for Homeless Assistance Providers and Their Partners 


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