A study published last month in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows encampment sweeps, bans, move-along orders and cleanups that forcibly relocate individuals away from essential services will lead to substantial increases in overdose deaths, hospitalizations and life-threatening infections, plus many other detrimental impacts. The study was authored by a multidisciplinary group of […]
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In 2022, the National Health Care for the Homeless Council chaired the development of the Caucus on Homelessness (CoH) program for the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2022 Annual Meeting and Expo. The theme of the annual meeting was: “150 Years of Creating the Healthiest Nation: Leading the Path Toward Equity.” Social equity is, as