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Chicago Shelters Struggle to Meet the Need in a COVID Winter

s temperatures drop into the negatives and Chicagoans brace for even more snow, some people experiencing homelessness have been forced to choose between risking COVID-19 in a crowded—but warm—shelter or braving the cold to avoid an increased risk of contracting the virus.  When someone calls 311 to request shelter, a service operator conducts an assessment […]