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Office Hours: Detection and Mitigation of COVID-19 in Homeless Service Sites and other Congregate Facilities – November 3, 2021 – 3:00 PM EDT

New to homeless services and looking to understand how to contribute to limiting the impact of COVID-19 in your community?

Forgotten the role of public health controls on containing COVID-19?

Interested in hearing about how one community is implementing a comprehensive testing strategy focused on individuals experiencing homelessness?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC) and HUD are hosting Office Hours on November 3, 2021 at 3:00 PM EDT! This Office Hours is the first in a series that will be highlighting best practices for communities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19.

Office Hours Objectives

Participants will review:

  • COVID-19 testing strategies for people experiencing homelessness, how they can be funded, and a community example from Detroit, MI
  • Emerging practices will be reviewed and will demonstrate how those activities can be funded through new and existing funding sources.

Who Should Attend?

This Office Hours is primarily intended for Continuums of Care (CoCs), Public Health entities, and programs serving people experiencing homelessness. Frontline staff are welcome to attend, however the content of this Office Hours will be focused on the planning and policy aspects of delivering effective testing strategies at the local level. Future sessions in the series will highlight operational aspects.

Joining Instructions

Participants do not need to register in advance. It is strongly recommended that you join the Office Hours 15 minutes prior to the start time (2:45 PM EDT). To join the Office Hours, simply access the login page at the link below. Please use the following event password: k2#VW.L9.

Attendees can join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device.

Join the Office Hours

Training Point of Contact

If you have any questions about this Office Hours or encounter difficulties when joining, please contact ELC@cdc.gov.

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