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COVID-19 Response

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Click here to access the HFH COVID-19 Vaccine Education Resources page. 

In partnership with the L.A. County Department of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, and Chief Executive Office, Housing for Health developed the Countywide COVID-19 response for people experiencing homelessness, including:

  • COVID Response Teams (CRTs) deliver infection control education, technical assistance, supplies, and testing to the sheltered and unsheltered homeless population.
  • Medical shelters provide care to unhoused individuals who either tested positive for COVID or displayed symptoms and could not safely isolate or quarantine.
  • Administration of COVID vaccines to the County’s homeless population.
  • 14,326 COVID vaccines administered from July-December 2021
  • 1,515 clients served in medical shelter from July-December 2021
  • 64,969 COVID tests administered to 21,427 individuals from July-December 2021
  • 579,396 meals distributed to unsheltered individuals from July-December 2021