COVID-19 and People Experiencing Homelessness

Covid-19 Dashboards

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CDC Covid-19 Dashboards:

COVID-19 Data Dashboard:

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The National HCH Council and its standing Research Committee have partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to collect data from universal testing events at shelter or encampment-based service sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. This effort supplements clinical testing of COVID-19 data presented by HRSA extracted to highlight health centers serving patients experiencing homelessness and housing instability.

Data collection is ongoing. If you have conducted a  universal testing event and your site is not represented on the dashboard, please add to the data collection tool here! We will  update these figures as new data emerge.

Together, we aim to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on this vulnerable group and to inform future public health actions.

Please note that the data in this dashboard is submitted voluntarily by jurisdictions and is not a comprehensive list of testing or vaccination events.

If you have questions about the survey or need assistance, please email


Testing Event Data

The Universal Covid-19 Testing Dashboard describes testing events hosted by shelter or encampment-based service sites since March 2020.

Descriptive data and results of testing events are presented below representing testing events, number tested, and positivity by stateshelter types where testing occurred, whether testing occurred in response to reported cases, as well as testing information by race and ethnicity.

Vaccination Event Data

The community-based Covid-19 Vaccination Event Dashboard describes vaccination events hosted by shelter or encampment-based service sites since January 2021.

Descriptive data of vaccination events are presented below, representing vaccination events, doses successfully administered to clients and staff, vaccination event details by state, and vaccination event details by service-site type; as well as vaccination event access by race, ethnicity, and gender identity.

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