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A Framework for Health and Housing Partnerships for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
Health and Housing Partnerships build community capacity to bridge barriers to health equity.

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

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

Keywords: Care Coordination , Chronic Diseases and Care, Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) , Education - Patient, Limited English Proficiency (LEP) , Residents of Public Housing.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Outreach Staff
Secondary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)

Language(s): English

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

Resource Summary: Addressing the COVID pandemic through vaccine distribution gives communities the opportunity to find strategies and activities that ensure communities with limited access all are included. Health and housing partnerships can work to break down structural barriers to ensure there is access to vaccines, vaccine boosters and other therapies that move the country moves health equity.

Resource Details: Our nation’s health care sector historically and currently has structural inequities and we have seen through COVID-19 and now vaccine distribution access to healthcare is limited or can exclude segments of the population including persons of color, those experiencing homelessness, migrant seasonal worker, those with limited English proficiency, tribal, rural and frontier populations

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 $6,625,000 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 HRSA.gov.