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COVID-19 and Homeless Services

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Disease Preparedness Resources for Housing Providers

Last updated: 4/6/2020 - 1 PM

Purpose

To provide information to local housing and homeless service providers and partner agencies about best practices for protecting against the 2019 novel coronavirus and COVID-19.

COVID-19 Facts

Please find below important information from local, state, and federal health agencies about the 2019 novel coronavirus and the disease, COVID-19.

  • CDC - English - link
  • CDC - Spanish - link
  • Washington State Dept. of Health - English - link
  • Chelan-Douglas Health District - Facebook - link
  • Chelan-Douglas Health District - Website - link

COVID-19 Prevention Resources for Homeless Service Providers

  • King County Healthcare for the Homeless Resources - link
  • Recommendations for Homeless Shelter Facilities - WA State Dept. of Health - link
  • COVID-19 – Quick Tips for What Shelters & Other Homeless Programs Need to Know - Dept. of Commerce - link
  • Seattle-King County's Guidance to Homeless Service Providers - link
  • Home Isolation Guidance for Families and Individuals Living in Permanent Supportive Housing - link
  • Planning and Preparedness for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - US Interagency Council on Homelessness - link

State and National Resources for COVID-19 Preparedness and Response

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/homeless-shelters/index.html

  • Health Guidance for Preventing the Spread of COVID-19
  • Guidance for Shelter Providers, Outreach Staff, and Homeless Encampments
  • Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidance

Washington State Dept. of Commerce

Link: https://www.commerce.wa.gov/covid-19-homeless-services/

  • COVID-19 Information and Updates for Commerce Grantees
  • COVID-19 Immediate Impact Grant Information
  • COVID-19 Impacts on Landlord Mitigation Program

US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

Link: https://www.hudexchange.info/news/covid-19-prevention-and-response-for-homeless-providers-daily-resource-digest/

  • Links to HUD webinars and National Partner webinars on COVID-19 preparedness and response
  • Links to semi-weekly HUD office hours
  • Collections of resources and readings for homeless service providers from national organizations

Corporation for Supportive Housing

Link: https://www.csh.org/csh-solutions/training-professional-development-2/

  • Resources for organizations operating Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) projects for formerly homeless persons.
  • Weekly webinar series geared towards PSH providers and partners.

US Interagency Council on Homelessness

Link: https://www.usich.gov/covid-19

  • Resources and guidance for shelters on how to protect residents
  • Webinars and recordings about best practices from around the country
  • Community examples from Seattle/King County and other areas regarding isolation and quarantine

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration

Link: https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/training-and-technical-assistance-covid19.pdf

  • Information to assist organizations about supporting clients' mental health and recovery during this outbreak.
  • Webinars for continuing training and technical assistance during this outbreak.

COVID-19 Information Materials and Flyers for Public Posting

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English Posters

Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019

Spanish Posters

[Spanish] Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019
Share Facts About COVID-19 [Spanish] Share Facts About COVID-19
Stop the Spread of Germs