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Homelessness During COVID-19

Published on: June 02, 2020. Updated on: October 20, 2020.


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The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a spotlight on the homeless and home insecure population. A new analysis estimates that homeless individuals infected by COVID-19 are two to four times as likely to require critical care and two to three times as likely to die compared to the general population.

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Homelessness characteristics: National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Understanding Homelessness, Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Health Estimates: Estimated Emergency and Observational/Quarantine Bed Need for the US Homeless Population Related to COVID-19 Exposure by County; Projected Hospitalizations, Intensive Care Units and Mortality


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