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.
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.
New! – Encampment Sanitation Services Locations – Click on map for a full-size version
New! Demographic report
The demographic report shows a breakdown of the hundreds of people served by the COVID-19 Temporary Shelter System isolation/quarantine units. The data chronicles gender, age, time spent homeless, race, ethnicity and prior living situation.
New! Weekly report #13
Weekly Report #13 reports on activities through July 9th. Click here for the full report.
Weekly Report #12 reports on activities through July 1st.
Weekly Report #11 reports on activities through June 25th.
Weekly Report #10 reports on activities through June 18th.
Weekly Report #9 reports on activities through June 11th.
Weekly Report #8 reports on activities through June 4th.
Weekly Report #7 reports on activities through May 28th.
Weekly Report #6 reports on activities ending May 21st.
Weekly Report #5 reports on activities ending May 14th.
Weekly Report #4 reports on activities ending May 7th.
Weekly Report #3 reports on activities ending April 30th.
Weekly Report #2 reports on activities ending April 23rd.
Weekly Report #1 reports on activities from April 8 to April 17th.
Fact Sheet and FAQs on the Homelessness Response Plan Activities
Interested in seeing what the Medically Supported Isolation Care Center at CalExpo looks like? Click below to read the blog post and to watch a short video.
Sacramento COVID-19 Homelessness Response Plan Approved
The County Board of Supervisors, Sacramento City Council and the Sacramento City and County Continuum of Care (CoC) approved on April 7 and April 8, 2020 actions and funding recommendations in the Sacramento COVID-19 Homelessness Response Plan (Plan). Click here to read the full plan. The Plan includes strategies and actions necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate impacts for persons experiencing homelessness. Collectively, the Plan allocates over $15 million to use for COVID-19 specific response for persons experiencing homelessness.
To view the PowerPoint presentation from the CoC Board meeting, please click here .
The following information from local, state and federal levels are being provided as resources. Please check back often for updated and new information.
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
Select CDC Infographics and Fact Sheets for Posting and Sharing (Click this link for additional information and fact sheets 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