Individuals experiencing homelessness are older and have a lower life expectancy compared to the average American. This brief describes how individuals who are homeless are experiencing COVID-19 and efforts by various cities and organizations to prevent transmission.
COVID-19, Coronavirus, homelessness
Emergency and Disaster Management | Other Sociology | Public Health
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The author thanks Shannon Monnat for suggestions on earlier drafts.
Van Slyke, Ashley, "Homelessness during COVID-19: Understanding and Preventing Risk of Virus Spread in this Vulnerable Population" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 36.
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