Author(s)/Creator(s)

Ashley Van SlykeFollow

Description/Abstract

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.

Document Type

Data Slice

Keywords

COVID-19, Coronavirus, homelessness

Disciplines

Emergency and Disaster Management | Other Sociology | Public Health

Date

6-22-2020

Acknowledgements

The author thanks Shannon Monnat for suggestions on earlier drafts.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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