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COVID-19

The Network is researching, compiling and posting all information relating to COVID-19 and the supportive housing community and updating this site weekly.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

GUIDANCE

New York State Guidance

OMH telehealth guidance during the COVID-19 emergency period

New York City Guidance

NYC DOHMH Congregate Setting Guidance 

 

MONITORING COVID-19

NYS Department of Health COVID-19 Tracker
A statewide tracker monitoring testing rates and positive cases in each county.

NYC Health Public Health Milestones
A city tracker monitoring key health indicators such as percent of residents who test positive, new cases, and hospital admissions.

 

RE-OPENING SUPPORT

COVID-19 Safety Plan Recommendations (Updated as of 11/9/20)
The Network's Supportive Housing Re-Opening Committee provides a regularly updated list of recommendations for supportive housing providers to consider when developing COVID-19 safety plans for supportive housing offices and residences. 

New York Forward 
New York State’s information about re-opening with guidelines for industries identified in PHASE II, III, and IV, and safety plan templates to prepare for reopening.  

 

COVID-19 TESTING
Click here to find a testing site and other information on COVID-19 testing

 

 

HOTELING

Isolation hotel rooms are provided  by NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H). If a tenant in a shared congregate resident (dorm style, SRO, or scattered site apartment) is unable to isolate on-site and has tested positive for COVID-19, has COVID-19 symptoms, or has been in close contact for over 10 minutes with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID 19, they may be eligible for an isolation hotel. 

Contact:

H+H Isolation Hotel Program Number: 646-694-3500; Seven days a week, 8 AM - 12 AM

Email: CommCareCP@nychhc.org 

Please include the following information in your email:
  •    The client’s name
  •    Supportive housing or residential treatment provider and program name
  •    A contact number for the referring person at the provider organization who will complete the screening alongside or via conference call with the resident. 

 


 

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TELEMENTAL HEALTH GUIDANCE & TRAININGS 

Click here to find guidances and resource material from SAMHSA, NASW, and American Psychiatric Association.

 

 

TENANT ENGAGEMENT 

Find a one pager of tenant engagement strategies from our providers here

 

RENTAL HARDSHIP

COVID-19 and economic hardiship has impacted individuals' ability to pay rent. The Network has collected resources on Emergency Assistance Grants and hosted a webinar in partnership with LSNY on navigating the One Shot Deal process. Click here for more information.

 

 

Contact Us:
The Network would like to hear from you about emerging concerns and questions that we can elevate to our government partners. Please send these to Joelle Ballam-Schwan (jballam-schwan@shnny.org), Engagement & Communications Manager.