Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Response Guidance

Ohio BoSCoC COVID-19 Guidance for Homeless System Providers updated 5.7.20

Guidance on Seeking FEMA Reimbursement updated 5.19.20
Template Agreement for FEMA Reimbursement

Ohio BoSCoC Regional Points of Contact for COVID-19 Response 4.23.20

Guidelines for Establishing Hotels for Isolation, Quarantine, Shelter Overflow (for Ohio BoSCoC) updated 4.9.20

Ohio BoSCoC Membership Meeting: COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Planning – Webinar Presentation 4.3.20
Ohio BoSCoC Membership Meeting: COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Planning – Recording 4.3.20

COVID-19 Preparedness for Ohio BoSCoC Homeless Assistance Providers – Webinar Presentation 3.16.20
COVID-19 Preparedness for Ohio BoSCoC Homeless Assistance Providers – Recording 3.16.20
COVID-19 Preparedness for Ohio BoSCoC Homeless Assistance Providers – FAQs updated 4.6.20

Memorandum regarding Availability of Regulatory Waivers for CoC, ESG, HOPWA programs 4.2.20

HUD Non-Congregate Approaches to Sheltering

Guidance on COVID-19 for People Who Use Substances

CSH Guidance for Supportive Housing Providers

Sample Home Visit Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic – Ohio BoSCoC strongly encourages all in-person client meetings to be suspended

Ohio BoSCoC Listserv Messages Related to COVID-19

Listserv message, 4.2.20
Listserv message, 4.1.20
Listserv message, 3.26.20
Listserv message, 3.25.20
Listserv message re: HCRP guidance, unit inspections, 3.18.20
Listserv message, 3.18.20
Listserv message re: CoC communication strategy, 3.17.20
Listserv message, 3.17.20
Listserv message, 3.16.20
Listserv message re: scattered-site project guidance, 3.16.20

New Resources

Community Transition Program (CTP) Housing Subsidies Availability
Emergency Housing Assistance Grant Program Guidelines (funded by Ohio Housing Finance Agency)

Documents

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Screening Tool and Workflow updated 4.22.20
Congregate Facilities Preparedness Checklist (docx)
Congregate Facilities Preparedness Checklist (pdf)
ODH Checklist for Homeless Shelters

Community Document Examples

Community Action Commission of Fayette County Infectious Disease Outbreak Plan
Fayette County Emergency Shelter (Brick House) Infectious Disease Outbreak Plan
IHN Supportive Service COVID-19 Action Plan for Emergency Shelter Motel Hotel

Stimulus Payments

Connecting Clients with Stimulus Payments 5.20.20
Economic Impact Payments Flyer 1 5.1.20
Economic Impact Payments Flyer 2 5.1.20
IRS Coronavirus Relief Flyer – English 5.1.20
IRS Coronavirus Relief Flyer – Spanish 5.1.20

HMIS Guidance

HMIS Project Administration during the 2020 COVID-19 Outbreak
COVID-19 HMIS Webinar – Webinar Presentation 4.23.20
COVID-19 HMIS Webinar – Recording 4.23.20 (not available due to audio malfunction)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Screening Tool HMIS Workflow

Communicate Your Needs

Complete the Google Form below to communicate your COVID-19 needs to the Ohio Balance of State CoC. We are reviewing all responses.

Recommended Resources

Providers should make contact with their local public health department.

CDC: Interim guidance for homeless service providers to plan and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CDC: Interim Guidance for Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) among People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness

USICH: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

HUD: Infectious Disease Toolkit for CoCs

HUD: Infectious Disease Preparedness Guidance for Homeless Assistance Providers