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Infection Prevention and Control in Homeless Shelters - Shared screen with gallery view
Lori T. Freeman
20:37
I have to hop off to get my COVID booster - yeah! - thanks again to all of our CDC colleagues for presenting today. We appreciate you. Wishing all of you a beautiful Thanksgiving holiday and lots of rest!
Leslie Crisostomo
44:49
Will this webinar be available for later viewing? I joined late due to another meeting.
Tori Decea
45:24
Hi Leslie, yes, this webinar recording and slides will be available afterwards
Leslie Crisostomo
53:32
Thank you.
Sarah Rives
55:26
I feel that substance use treatment facilities and recovery homes are often left out of guidance. We group those together with shelters on our outbreak response team
Janarae Conway
58:30
In my area, we started a work group for the homeless agencies to meet to brain storm ideas and to communicate about what is going on in the area. It has be quit helpful.
Ashley Meehan, CDC (she/her)
01:00:07
Thank you for sharing that, Janarae! We've seen that helpful for a couple counties in multiple locations as well - sometimes just getting the right people together to talk about who is doing what and who has what resources is the best place to start!
Sarah Rives
01:02:04
Any thoughts about screening testing including vaccinated individuals?
Jay Butler
01:02:08
Good point re: substance use treatment facilities--SAMSHA has some amplification of the CDC Healthcare Facilities Guide specifically for treatment facilities: https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/sample-otp-covid-19-faqs.pdf
Emily Mosites
01:02:42
Our email is eocevent366@cdc.gov please do reach out if we can help with anything!
Ashley Meehan, CDC (she/her)
01:11:42
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/homeless-shelters/testing.html
Ashley Meehan, CDC (she/her)
01:11:54
^Testing guidance in homeless shelters
Jenna Huey
01:13:06
Can you please speak to best practices in setting up bunk layouts for shelters? My understanding is to keep bunks 6ft away side by side and 3ft away from head to tow
Tori Decea
01:14:21
we can send around the discussion questions in the follow up email to see if you all can get some feedback on it since we wont have time to discuss!
Emily Mosites
01:14:42
Yes that works :-)
Ashley Meehan, CDC (she/her)
01:15:02
Homelessness guidance: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/homeless-shelters/plan-prepare-respond.html
Ashley Meehan, CDC (she/her)
01:15:21
For bed spacing, people should be sleeping head to toe, and peoples HEADS should be 6 feet from each other
Jenna Huey
01:15:35
Thank you Ashley, that's what I thought
Liesl Hagen
01:15:41
CDC has developed several posters focused on vaccination in prisons and jails: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/print-resources.html?Sort=Date%3A%3Adesc&Topics=Businesses%20%26%20Workplace%20Safety%20%3E%20Correctional%20%26%20Detention%20Facilities
Jackie Abramson (she/her)
01:16:44
Link to HAI/AR project information: https://www.naccho.org/blog/articles/request-for-applications-local-health-department-healthcare-associated-infections-and-antimicrobial-resistance-hai-ar-project?x-craft-preview=ghWlrv2hUS&token=6-HFMlHQgKVro5eaelL3Z_wdTX1wBbSy
Emily Mosites
01:17:13
It was so good to connect with you all, thank you for all of your questions!
Ashley Meehan, CDC (she/her)
01:17:21
Please reach out to us! We LOVE hearing what you all are doing!!! We love learning from you :) eocevent366@cdc.gov
Liesl Hagen
01:17:22
Often HD's partner with local academic institutions/medical schools for the in-facility "Ask Me Anything" sessions in jails to promote vaccination confidence
Alexandria Davis
01:17:25
thank you this webinar!