Homeless

Community Health Centers Go Mobile to Serve Homeless

May 14, 2020
courtesy Colorado News Connection

 


Colorado's community health centers are getting creative and going mobile to serve homeless communities during the coronavirus pandemic. From the Colorado News Connection, Eric Galatas has more.

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Governor Jared Polis is urging hotel owners to open their rooms to people who are experiencing homelessness. He says the abundance of empty rooms should be used to keep some of Colorado’s most vulnerable residents healthy during the coronavirus outbreak.

For the last 4 years, a group called Carbondale Homeless Assistance has been making efforts to help the homeless population in the area. Lynn Kirchner started the group and took some time to tell KDNK about their approach.