Guidance: COVID-19: guidance for hostel services for people experiencing homelessness and rough sleeping

Public Health England

October 30
16:45 2020


The guidance covers:

  • hostels with individual self-contained rooms with en-suite facilities that have shared kitchens
  • hostels without individual self-contained rooms and that have communal facilities

This guidance does not cover night shelters.

Published 16 March 2020
Last updated 30 October 2020 +show all updates
  1. Updated in line with face coverings regulations.

  2. Revised language in relation to self-isolation.

  3. Updated to reflect the extension of self-isolation from 7 to 10 days.

  4. Full guidance for those working with people who are experiencing rough sleeping and living in hostel environments added.

  5. Guidance replaced by holding statement.

  6. Added poster.

  7. First published.

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