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Statewide Oregon Unhoused Response & Recovery Network for COVID-19 and Wildfires

Previously known as the COVID-19 Statewide Homeless Populations Task Force, the Oregon Statewide Unhoused Response & Recovery Network for COVID-19 and Wildfires was created to provide a statewide platform for strategizing, information sharing, and collaboration, guidance and resource attainment to support local communities in mitigating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on homeless populations.

Task Force Description DRAFT

Shelter Resources, Strategy, and Guidance:




Shelter Infection Control Planning for COVID-19 & Protocols Information 

To request a Shelter Infection Control consultation from OHA's Epidemologists, Here 

Shelter Infection Control Checklist, Her​e​ 

State Protocols for COVID and Critical Partners for Shelter Prevention and Vaccine Distribution Planning 

Joint State Response Protocol for COVID-19 Outbreak in a Houseless Services Setting - (As of Dec 2020; JIC0882 OHA 2553C)



Taskforce Meetings

​Taskforce Meeting #46

Friday, September 16, 2022, from 10:00-11:00am

Meeting Agenda​

Meeting Recording​

Neeti Vyas, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) - OHA Public Health COVID-19 Updates

Kristle Delihanry, PDX Saints Love - Community Wellness Fair Vaccination Events​

Fe​licia Brown, Portland Open Bible Church - Community Wellness Fair Vaccination Events​

Jude Leahy, MPH, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) & Ashley Jones​, MPH, CDC Foundation​ - Save Lives Oregon/Salvando Vidas Oregon: Harm Reduction Clearinghouse

​Taskforces Meeting #45

Friday, August 19, 2022, from 10:00-11:00am​

Meeting Agenda​

Meeting Recording

Dean Sidelinger​, M.D., Oregon Health Authority (OHA) - ​OHA Public Health hMPXV Updates​​

Neeti Vyas, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) - OHA Public Health COVID-19 Updates

Judy Hui-PasquiniTim Mahern-Macias​, Oregon Housing & Community Services (OHCS) - Connecting with Tribal Communities

​Taskforces Meeting #44

Friday, July 15, 2022, from 10:00-11:00am​

Meeting Agenda​

Jocelyn Beh, Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) - Project Turnkey 2.0

Jenne Bauer-Leffler, Oregon Housing & Community Service (OHCS) - From Homeless to Hopeful: Rental Assistance for Youth ​

​Gabriel Foley & Rosemary Iavenditti​, Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) - Foster Youth Independence (FYI) Voucher Program ​​​​

​Taskforce Meeting #43​

Friday, June 17, 2022, from 10:00-11:00am

Meeting Agenda​

Meeting Recording​

Mike Savara, OHCS Assistant Director of Homeless Services - Investment for Data Capacity Buildings

Leann Knapp, OHCS Legislative & Government Relations Coordinator - June Legislative Days Recap​



​Taskforce Meeting #42
Friday, May 20, 2022, from 10:00-11:00am​

Meeting Agenda​

Meeting Recording​

Andrea Matthiessen​, HOME/Housing Trust Fund Program Manager, OHCS - Affordable ​Housing Development Resources: HOME ARH​ 

Anona Gund​, ​​​Transformation Center, OHA - Medicaid 1115 Waiver

​Neeti Vyas, Congregate Care Setting, Epidemiologist at OHA - OHA Public Health COIVD​-19 Updates ​

Amani Atallah, Therapeutica Operations Manager at OHA, OHA - COIVD-19 Therapeutics Information  ​

​Taskforce Meeting #41

Friday, April 15, 2022 from 10:00-11:00am

Meeting Recording​

Meeting Summary 

Sam Kenney​, Senior Policy Analyst, OHCS - Eviction Prevention and Homeless Services Investments PowerPoint

LaDonna Lofland, Program Implementation Lead, OHA -Behavioral Health Investments and Social Determinants PowerPoint

​For more information or to access the recording, contact Connor McDonnell 

​In-Focus Meeting # 35​

Friday, October 29, 2021 

Agenda 

Meeting Summary

Meeting Recording​ 

OHA Outbreak Response and Infection Prevention ​PPT​

For more information or to access the recording, contact
Connor McDonnell

Taskforce Meeting # 29

Friday, May 21, 2021 



For more information or to ac​cess the recording, contact

​Taskforce Meeting #27

Friday, April 9th  from 10:00-11:30 am 

Agenda​

Meeting Summary​

​Meeting Recording​

Eviction Moratorium Social Media Toolkit​

For more information or to access the recording, contact Connor McDonnell

​Meeting Description: 

‘Leveraging Federal Resources for People Experiencing Homelessness’: What you need to know for FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Reimbursement for Non-Congregate Shelter.

Friday, March 26th  from 10:00-11:15 am 

Meet​​ing Recording​​

PowerPoint Presentation

Questions and Response from FEM​A PA NCS​ 

FEMA NCS Requests as of January 2021

Non-Congregate Shelter Guidance Brief Analysis​

 ​For more information or to access the recording, contact Connor Mc​Donnell

​Description:

Taskforce Meeting #25

Friday, March 12th  from 10:00-11:15 am 

Agenda​

COVID-19 Vaccine PowerPoint Presentation​ Presented by Shimi Sharief, MD MPH​ ​

Meeting Summary​

For more information or to access the recording, contact Connor McDonnell

​Taskforce Meeting #24 

Friday, February 26th  from 10:00-11:30 am 

Agenda

Meeting Summary

For more information or to access the recording, contact Connor McDonnell

​Taskforce Meeting #23 

Friday, February 12th  from 10:00-11:30 am 

Agenda​

Meeting Recording​

Meeting Summary​

For more information or to access the recording, contact Connor McDonnell

​Taskforce Meeting #22 

Friday, January 29th from 10:00-11:30 am 

 Agenda

 
Maximizing COVID-19 Vaccination among People Experiencing
Homelessness: Federal Technical Assistance Resources


For m​ore information or to access the recording, contact Connor McDonnell 

Taskforce Meeting #21 ​

​Friday, January 15th from 10:00-11:30 am ​

Agenda​

COVID-19 Vaccine Poll for People Experiencing Homelessness from OHA​


For more information or to access the recording, contact Connor McDonnell​.

​Taskforce Meeting # 20

Friday, December 11th from 10:00-11:30 am 

Agenda​​

Summary​​ 

​For more information or to access the recording, contact Connor McDonnell. ​

In Focus Session - It Takes a Team: Ensuring Shelters & Homeless Service Providers Are Prepared for COVID

Friday, November 13, 2020 from 10:00-11:30 am 

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OHA Ensuring Shelters Are Prepared for COVID Combined Presentation​ - PowerPoint Presentation

Session Recording​

​For more information or to access the recording, contact Connor McDonnell. 

​Taskforce Meeting #19

Friday, October 30, 2020 from 10:00-11:30 am 

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Summary​ 

Meeting Recording​

​For more information or to access the recording, contact Connor McDonnell. 

Taskforce Meeting #18

Friday, October 16, 2020 from 10:00-11:30 am 

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Summary 

MASTT PowerPoint Presentation

HUD Disaster Recovery Homelessness Toolkit​ 

Emergency Shelter Grant, COVID Information Session​​ - October 12, 2020

​For more information or to access the recording, contact Connor McDonnell. 





Contact

Elisabeth Rios-Brooks
(they/elle she/ella)
Elisabeth.Rios-Brooks@hcs.oregon.gov
Eviction Prevention Community Engagement Specialist

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