Addressing homelessness and Covid-19 quarantine: A streamlined assessment and referral process

NEJM Catalyst

Leaders at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences developed and implemented a simple screening tool to determine the self-quarantine capacity of those who were being tested for coronavirus or tested positive, and to refer them to an appropriate facility as needed. The process involved key stakeholders from the academic medical center, the state department of health, and the homeless shelter network.

Hadden K, Partlow D, Liverett H, Payakachat N, Jha B, Lipschitz R. Addressing homelessness and Covid-19 quarantine: A streamlined assessment and referral process. Nejm Catalyst; June 11, 2020. Available online.

Publication Year: 
2020
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Peer Reviewed Research
Commentaries & Blogs
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