Because of COVID-19 protocols, The Salvation Army is running at 75% capacity and only has room for one or two more families at their Buford Street location.
More info on Corpus Christi homeless population rising, local shelters at or near capacity
March 5 coronavirus news
Durkan said Seattle’s new homeless facilities are not intended to serve people who already have the novel coronavirus. It will take up to three weeks before the new shelters are fully operational.
Millions in federal funding to help Corpus Christi with low-income housing, accessibility for the disabled
Neighborhood Services also plans to use the funding to provide meals to seniors and resources to minimize and prevent homelessness.
Scorching heat wave in US Northwest forecast to last longer
Most calls involved a medical response, Douthit added. Multnomah County, which includes Portland, said there has been an uptick in the number of people visiting emergency departments for heat-related ...