Sacramento Steps Forward is part of the Sacramento Homelessness COVID-19 Response Team, which is a part of a broader County and City emergency and public health response to COVID-19. This team is a collaborative effort between Sacramento County, City of Sacramento, Sacramento Steps Forwards (SSF) and Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) that work closely with the homeless population. The team has been developing a coordinated framework and action plan to help meet the needs of those experiencing homelessness during this current public health crisis.
NEW! Click on the Fact Sheet , which provides more information about the current, upcoming and ongoing action plans to help slow the spread and impact of COVID-19 in the local homeless population.
The following information from local, state and federal levels are being provided as resources. Please check back often for updated and new information.
We are taking the next step of getting more detailed information and have created a link to a Google sheet here. Please use this tool to inform us of specific numbers of sanitation items needed.
In addition, you can use this tool to document any confirmed COVID-19 cases or persons with symptoms at or connected to your facility, as well as staffing capacity. This information will be passed along to city and county officials daily. It will be very helpful in learning and sharing how the virus is affecting this vulnerable community.
Sacramento County Resources
Sacramento County Public Health COVID-19 Guidance For Homeless Services (Updated March 18, 2020)
State of California Resources
CDPH Infographic Preventing the Spread of Respiratory Illness
CDC Infographics and Fact Sheets for Posting and Sharing (Click this link for information available in other languages)
Share Facts About COVID-19 (Also available in Simplified Chinese)
What You Need to Know about COVID-19 (Also available in Spanish, Simplified Chinese)
Symptoms of COVID-19 (Also available in Spanish, Simplified Chinese)
What To Do If You Are Sick (Also available in Spanish, Simplified Chinese)
Stop the Spread of Germs (Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese)
Wash Your Hands Poster (Also available in Spanish, Chinese, French, Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Portuguese)
Other Helpful Links