COVID-19 Resource Digest for Homeless Providers – September 14, 2021

The emergence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) calls for enhanced cooperation between public health authorities, homeless service systems, and other partners at the local level. To support these partnerships and the vulnerable households served, HUD and its partners are issuing guidance from subject matter experts on best practices and lessons learned.This digest contains recently published resources from HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) and its national, state, and local partners.New ResourcesCOVID-19 Homeless System Response: Vaccine Planning and DistributionCommunity Profile: Vaccine Coordination and Distribution in O’ahuUpcoming Office HoursDate and Time: Friday, September 24, 2021 at 2:30 PM EDTPlease Note: There will be no Office Hours held this Friday, September 17, 2021.Additional ResourcesVisit the Disease Risks and Homelessness page to access technical assistance materials from HUD as well as guidance issued from HUD’s federal partners dedicated to preparing for and responding to infectious diseases, including COVID-19.
 HUD is also available to provide technical assistance to our homeless assistance providers who need support in preventing or responding to the spread of infectious disease. Submit your questions to the Ask A Question (AAQ) portal. In Step 2 of the question submission process, select “CoC: Continuum of Care Program” from the “My question is related to” drop down list and write “Health Preparedness and Response” in the subject line.SNAPS Mailing List SubscriptionSNAPS is now using two different listservs to communicate competition and program updates:Subscribe to the listserv for information developed by HUD/SNAPS regarding the CoC program, ESG program, YHDP, Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs) developed by SNAPS, and any other information related to SNAPS programs and the work to end homelessness.Sign up for SNAPS Competition InformationSign up for SNAPS Program Information
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