This page is set up to provide information about our community's response to COVID-19 as it affects homelessness.
On the HOME page, we will display resources to help us all understand the current approach to this health crisis with information and recommendation from official government and national experts.
On the Provider Updates page, we will post regular updates on our community efforts to coordinate and improve local responses among homeless service providers and people experiencing homelessness.
On the News page, we will post regular updates and where to find additional information on this page.
On the Help page, we will post urgent needs that our community can support.
The Davidson County COVID-19 hotline at (615) 862-7777 is open daily from 7am - 7pm in Spanish and English. Those who call the hotline will be assessed by a public health professional and directed to community assessment sites as needed.
Please find guidance from the local Public Health Department. Updated information is available online at www.nashville.gov/Health-Department/Coronavirus.aspx.
HUD created a page that links to key resources and toolkits for shelter providers, outreach organizations and other community providers at https://www.hudexchange.info/homelessness-assistance/diseases/#covid-19-community-planning-and-preparedness.
In addition, we recommend you watch this HUD Webinar about Infectious Disease Preparedness for Homeless Assistance Providers and Their Partners
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_IFSvcOe_E&feature=youtu.be (about 1 hour and 15 minutes).
Here is a list of additional resources:
The Center for Disease Control’s Coronavirus Webpage https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council Webpage on Coronavirus https://nhchc.org/clinical-practice/diseases-and-conditions/influenza/
The National Alliance to End Homelessness Webpage on Coronavirus https://endhomelessness.org/coronavirus-and-homelessness/
CSH document for supportive housing providers: https://d155kunxf1aozz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coronavirus-Disease-2019-COVID-19-1.pdf
Please keep yourself safe by practicing social distancing.