The HUD Exchange sent an email of links to new material from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Homeless Assistance Providers. The new materials include the following:
- CDC: Interim Guidance for Homeless Service Providers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19);
- Questions to Assist CoCs and Public Health Authorities to Limit the Spread of Infectious Disease in Homeless Programs (March 9, 2020);
- Specific Considerations for Public Health Authorities to Limit Infection Risk Among People Experiencing Homelessness (March 9, 2020); and
- Eligible ESG costs for Infectious Disease Preparedness (March 5, 2020).
The email also provides a link to the CDC: Interim Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations for US Community Facilities with Suspected/Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Finally, HUD notes that it has portal where individuals can ask questions about preventing or responding to the threat of infectious diseases, which can be found here.