The HCH Community & COVID-19
Vaccines for Clients and Staff
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations
Resource Subtopic: COVID-19, Administrative Policies.
Keywords: Infectious Diseases, Persons Experiencing Homelessness, Policies and Procedures.
Year Developed: 2020
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Primary Audience: Administrative Staff
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
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Resource Summary: As vaccines for COVID-19 are approved and become available for distribution, questions abound on when they will be available for people experiencing homelessness as well as staff working in community-based programs (such as health centers and homeless shelters). This discussion identified the main challenges to vaccinating the HCH community, the strategies needed to ensure a successful vaccination campaign, and the immediate action steps to consider in order to be prepared.