Regional task force on the homeless cancels Point-In-Time count due to COVID-19


Last updated 12/30/2020 at 2:51am

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The Regional Taskforce on the Homeless will not conduct its 2021 annual Point-in-Time Count of unsheltered San Diegans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was announced Tuesday, Dec. 22.

According to the RTFH, a typical Point-in-Time Count requires nearly 1,600 volunteers due to the size and population of San Diego County. It is typically conducted in mid-January.

The decision was grounded in concerns for the safety and well-being of individuals experiencing homelessness, volunteers and RTFH staff, according to the task force, which cited surging coronavirus case numbers,...

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