Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Boeing Field, two Eastside properties to be used for housing homeless people during coronavirus pandemic

City and county officials have scrambled to open up new space to create social distancing in crowded shelters, which house a vulnerable population at risk of contracting severe COVID-19 illnesses. Officials anticipate “hundreds or thousands” of people needing to use quarantine facilities in the coming weeks who cannot isolate at home or do not have homes of their own, according to King County Leo Flor, director of the county’s Department of Community and Human Services.

Continued @ seattletimes.com

Via: Jay Dyer

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