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COVID-19 Homeless System Response: Mitigating the Spread: Washington DC Shelter Profile

Date Published: August 2020



This document discusses the data story behind the DC Department of Human Services strategy that was designed and implemented to engage and collaborate with shelter providers to modify procedures, rapidly respond to new positive cases, and conduct mass testing to identify asymptomatic carriers.

Visit the Disease Risks and Homelessness page on the HUD Exchange for a full list of resources related to COVID-19 infectious disease prevention and response for homeless providers.

The contents of these materials, except when based on statutory or regulatory authority or law, do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. These materials are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.

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