Published on:

May 2021


COVID19, Research


COVID-19 outbreaks have occurred in homeless shelters across the US, highlighting an urgent need to identify the most effective infection control strategy to prevent future outbreaks.

In high-risk homeless shelter environments and locations with high community incidence of COVID-19, even intensive infection control strategies are unlikely to prevent outbreaks, suggesting a need for non-congregate housing arrangements for people experiencing homelessness. In lower-risk environments, combined interventions should be employed to reduce outbreak risk.


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