homeless coronavirus

Advocates: Ohio’s poor increase as feds dither on coronavirus relief

BY: - October 13, 2020

Many Ohioans were already trapped in poverty before the coronavirus forced hundreds of thousands more out of jobs. 

DeWine says his administration wants ideas about how to help distressed Ohioans

BY: - August 26, 2020

Ohio Go.v Mike DeWine says he's focused on helping low-income and minority Ohioans through coconavirus crisis.

‘Critical lack’ of resources and capacity for COVID-19 at homeless shelters, report says

BY: - March 27, 2020

If a person at a homeless shelter tested positive for COVID-19, about half of the organizations that oversee shelters wouldn’t know how to respond. Less than half of them have received any training or education on COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus. These and other findings appeared in a recent report, “Double […]

How Ohio’s homeless shelters are bracing for COVID-19

BY: - March 13, 2020

Care providers for Ohio’s homeless population, which faces unique risks of COVID-19 outbreak, are among those taking steps to prepare for the days ahead. Research shows people experiencing homelessness are at an increased risk of respiratory illness due to the high prevalence of underlying chronic health conditions, poor ventilation and crowding in shelters, and limited […]