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Register for two upcoming webinars on COVID-19 April 1 and 2

March 26, 2020 - 10:29 am / Blog, News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness and its partners are putting together free webinars to boost efforts against the COVID-19 outbreak. Join us for upcoming webinars related to harm reduction and a COVID-19 response to people experiencing unsheltered homelessness.

Register today for two upcoming COVID-19 response webinars:

  • COVID-19 Response for Unsheltered Homeless People – April 1 at 2 p.m. EST
    In this webinar, Iain De Jong of OrgCode Inc will offer strategies, tools and advice for providing outreach and support to unsheltered homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be a presentation followed by a moderated question and answer period. REGISTER NOW.
  • Supporting Harm Reduction in COVID-19 Shelter and Self-Isolation – April 2 at 1 p.m. EST
    In this webinar, Dr. Christy Sutherland, Medical Director of the Portland Hotel Society, will present strategies for supporting people who use drugs when they are in self-isolation or social distancing, discuss prescribing practices and how to help people stay away from the illicit drug market. The webinar will have a presentation followed by a moderated Q&A period. REGISTER NOW.
ICYMI: Canadian Network for the Health and Housing for People Experiencing Homelessness (CNH3) Webinars

CNH3 held two recent webinars with Dr. Aaron Orkin, a public health, family, and emergency physician with the Inner City Health Associates. He offered resources, insights and advice to help organizations prepare for a coronavirus outbreak. The webinar also offered a space to ask questions and explore challenges that coronavirus presents for clients and staff. CNH3 is updating its COVID-19 Resources page daily, cnh3.ca/resources.

Watch the two Preparing Homelessness Services for Coronavirus webinar recordings below.

March 18 webinar (84 mins):

 

March 25 webinar (42 mins):