Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

Hard to reach: COVID-19 responses and the complexities of homelessness

Flook, M., Grohmann, S., Stagg, H. R.

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White Paper/Brief

Policy Change/ Development
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Outside U.S.
Network of people

Partnerships and Collaboration

This is a brief highlighting the evidence provided by Lewer and colleagues in the study “COVID-19 among people experiencing homelessness in England: A modelling Study” that evaluated measures in England to protect people experiences homelessness during the pandemic. The interventions evaluated were found to be effective and provide evidence to inform COVID-19 response in settings with similar homeless populations and social contexts.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

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People Experiencing Homelessness

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