- Guides and Training Manuals
Date Published: September 2022
As communities activate their Monkeypox (MPX) response and prevention, responders need to be intentional about adopting MPX response processes and practices that do not create or exacerbate barriers for marginalized populations. To build vaccine confidence, communities should consider hiring MPX education ambassadors to engage people experiencing homelessness and homeless service providers by facilitating two-way communication and disseminating accurate information about prevention (including vaccination), testing, treatment, and care.
Visit the Disease Risks and Homelessness page on the HUD Exchange for a full list of resources related to infectious disease prevention and response for homeless providers.
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