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Healing the Homeless During COVID-19

(from the September 2020 ACP Internist)

By Mollie Frost

Communities are protecting homeless residents from crowded shelter conditions during the pandemic by using Federal Emergency Management Agency funding to provide shelter in hotel and motel rooms.

From living in social isolation to dying alone, the COVID-19 pandemic has given the general population a glimpse into what homeless people go through every day, said James O’Connell, MD, FACP, president of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program.

Read the full article in ACP Internist.

ACP Internist provides news and information for internists about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

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