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Covid-19 Primary Care Resources


Homelessness



Venues are being sourced to cohort Covid positive and Covid negative people safely

This information is sourced from Healthy London Partnership:

Many day centres and night shelters are closing down due to concerns about the staff safety, staff shortages and clients not being able to effectively self-isolate

Current government strategy is to move everyone from the street and to eventually close all winter night shelters

People who are homeless need to be able to safely self-isolate to reduce transmission risks

Local systems must immediately plan to provide multiple venues to cohort and care for homeless people who are COVID-19 positive and to protect people who are COVID-19 negative

In order to manage people who are COVID-19 positive venues must identify spaces where people can self-isolate, with access to adequate water, food and sanitation.