Homeless agencies scrambling to keep staff safe, guests sheltered from COVID-19

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: November 25, 2020 10:16 AM CT | Published: November 24, 2020 3:28 PM CT
<strong>Jarad Bingham stands in front of the new Hub Hospitality plaza at 490 Washington Ave. on Sept. 1. Hospitality Hub, which provides more than 20 services for the homeless, reopened Tuesday, Nov. 24, after closing for a week when a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Two volunteers recently died of COVID-19.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Jarad Bingham stands in front of the new Hub Hospitality plaza at 490 Washington Ave. on Sept. 1. Hospitality Hub, which provides more than 20 services for the homeless, reopened Tuesday, Nov. 24, after closing for a week when a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Two volunteers recently died of COVID-19. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

As coronavirus surges, rising toll of infections, deaths push agencies to provide more testing.

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David Waters is Distinguished Journalist in Residence and assistant director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis.


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