COVID-19: Information and Resources
This page compiles updates, information, and guidance related to the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Baltimore City. As this is an emerging, rapidly evolving issue, The Mayor's Office of Homeless Services (MOHS) will continue to provide updated information and resources as they become available. Please Check back often for the latest details and what community members and providers need to know about COVID‑19. Visit the Baltimore City Health Department's website for the latest developments on COVID‑19.
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MOHS COVID-19 Response Plan
A summary of the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services’ response to COVID-19 is available here
MOHS Updates and Newsletters
. March 27, 2020 Newsletter
· March 19, 2020 Newsletter
· March 13, 2020 Newsletter
- Availability of Waivers of CPD Grant Program and Consolidated Plan Requirements to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 and Mitigate Economic Impacts Caused by COVID-19 for CoC, ESG, and HOPWA (HUD - April 1, 2020)
- Provider COVID FAQ (MOHS)
- Recommendations for response planning by homeless service providers (MOHS)
- Preventing and Managing the Spread of Infectious Disease for People Experiencing Homelessness (HUD)
- Preventing and Managing the Spread of Infectious Disease within Shelters (HUD)
- Resources for Homeless Shelters (CDC)
- Interim Guidance for Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) among People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness (CDC)
- COVID-19 Food Handling Guidance for Restaurants, Non-profits, and Food Pantries (BCHD)
- COVID-19 Guidance for Mass Gatherings (BCHD)
- MDH Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 Testing (3/20/2020)
- Map of COVID-19 Global Cases (Johns Hopkins University, ESRI, Garmin, FAO, and NOAA)
- Baltimore City Health Department Communications Resources
- Materials for Baltimore City Homeless Service Providers
- CDC Communication Resources
- CDC Print Resources
- CDC Buttons and Badges
For a full list of resources and communications materials, click here.
How to Support People Experiencing Homelessness
For Many in our community, staying home and self-quarantine are not realistic measures.
That's why The Journey Home launched a campaign to support individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Baltimore City during #COVID-19. Text “JourneyHome” to 50155 to make a donation. You can also donate online.