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Getting in Front of COVID-19: Addressing Social Determinants of Health to Save the Lives of Seniors

Description
Presents an overview of Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District's (SoHum Health) efforts to proactively meet the needs of seniors sheltered-in-place due to COVID-19. Describes how SoHum Health has repurposed facilities and staff, and partners with local Humboldt County, California, organizations, to determine the needs of local seniors and make deliveries of groceries and medications. Discusses contingency plans in the event of a COVID-19 surge.
Date
04/2020
Type
Document
Organization
American Hospital Association
Tagged as
Elderly population · Infectious diseases · Networking and collaboration · Social determinants of health · California