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Enhancing Social Connectedness in times of Physical Distance
Highlight promising practices for keeping connected with clients

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Promising/Best Practices, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations, Clinical Issues

Resource Subtopic: COVID-19, Population Health , Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships.

Keywords: Access to Care , Housing, Partnerships , Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS).

Year Developed: 2020

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: Enabling Staff
Secondary Audience: Outreach Staff

Language: English

Developed by: Corporation for Supportive Housing (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The current need for physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 means that many people may become more isolated. Here are suggestions for how to encourage social connectedness while practicing physical distancing and following critically important CDC guidance regarding how to not spread the virus.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit