We are in this together

05.08.20

Your support keeps staff and clients safe on the frontline of Baltimore’s COVID-19 response.

Health Care for the Homeless is here for people who need us most, just like we have always been. And you are with us, making sure that in Baltimore, no one is left out.

Over the last two months, COVID-19 has forced each of us to adjust to life in a crisis.

We’ve seen firsthand that people experiencing homelessness are at high risk. Without a home, you can’t easily shelter-in-place. Without a car, it’s hard to use drive-thru testing sites.

John* came into our lobby the other day. At one point in his life, he lived on the streets for 15 years. He’d been coming to us for medical care and addictions treatment for several years and has been sober for the last two.

“I’m so glad you all are open right now,” he said. “People need help and it’s so important you’re here.”

Before he left, John said something that for years he couldn’t say: “I’m going home to wait this thing out.”

The outpouring of support and concern you’ve shown for the people we serve and our staff continues to inspire us. And your donations help us respond to constantly evolving needs with staffing, supplies, medicine, cleaning and more.

*John is a pseudonym


We’re doing everything we can to protect clients and staff and slow the spread of coronavirus, including:

  • Telehealth for most appointments
  • In-person visits for urgent needs at our Fallsway clinic
  • On-site COVID-19 screening and testing
  • Screening hotline for local shelters
  • Coordination with city and county officials

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