Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, get vaccinated as soon as you can and wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.
UPDATE
Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place.

Homeless Populations

Homeless Populations

Resources to Support People Experiencing Homelessness

Updated May 19, 2021
Homeless populations

If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, take extra precautions against COVID-19.

Extra Precautions
COVID-19 Vaccines

Vaccination for people experiencing homelessness is important. Find out how health departments can implement vaccination for people experiencing homelessness.

FAQs

Review frequently asked questions on people experiencing homelessness and COVID-19.

Guidance and Considerations
Case Investigation
Tools and Trainings
Articles by CDC on People Experiencing Homelessness and COVID-19
Printable Posters
How you can protect others from COVID-19 in Shelters: During meals
How You Can Protect Others from COVID-19 in Shelters: During Meals (Poster)

How you can protect others from COVID-19 in Shelters: in general sleeping areas
How You Can Protect Others from COVID-19 in Shelters: In General Sleeping Areas (Poster)

How you can protect others from COVID-19 in Shelters: When to wear a mask
How You Can Protect Others from COVID-19 in Shelters: When to Wear a Mask (Poster)

Stop the Spread
Stop the Spread of Germs (Poster)

Clean hands keep you healthy
Clean Hands Keep You Healthy (Poster)

Keep Calm - Wash your Hands
Keep Calm and Wash Your Hands (Spanish Poster)