A Street Medicine Expert on Keeping Homeless People Safe From COVID-19

Street medicine is used across the United States to bring health care access to those experiencing homelessness, but this model of care has had to adapt to better address living in times of coronavirus. For the Street Medicine program at the University of Southern California, this means prioritizing disaster preparedness, crisis mitigation, and containment instead of trust-building outreach, while also limiting the size of medical teams that come in contact with patients.

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