The Yuba County Board of Supervisors unanimously authorized various resolutions Tuesday that reallocated vacation trailers formerly employed to shelter homeless men and women who tested constructive with COVID-19.
Chaya Galicia, homeless and housing undertaking supervisor for Yuba County Wellness and Human Products and services, offered the six resolutions to the board during its typical conference on Tuesday morning.
Galicia presented an overview of how the county acquired the 25 journey trailers. Health and fitness and Human Solutions received five travel trailers from the California Department of Typical Solutions for the Venture Roomkey initiative as a source to operationalize emergency non-congregate shelters as section of the county’s response to COVID-19. Challenge Roomkey supplies non-congregate shelter solutions for folks suffering from homelessness in order to defend human life and lower pressure on well being care technique capacity.
In purchase to acquire Coronavirus Assist, Reduction, and Economic Safety Act (CARES) funding, the county had to be able to provide non-congregate shelter to 15 p.c of its homeless population. The county procured an supplemental 20 travel trailers 17 by way of CARES funding and 3 through General public Health Emergency Preparedness COVID-19 funding.
Galicia said area shelters and motels have been capable to handle the range of homeless individuals in the group who contracted COVID-19 and numerous of the trailers went unused. The 25 trailers will be reallocated to the pursuing organizations in order to be utilised to provide a general public function pursuing the board’s approval.
Habitat for Humanity will get 13 trailers to support with the operation of a long lasting housing trailer venture. One particular journey trailer will be reallocated to the Marysville Police Division to be used to shelter the caretaker of the Marysville Cemetery. The Yuba County Airport will obtain two trailers to be applied as an office and right away shelter for airport personnel. Two shelters will be reallocated to Yuba County Neighborhood Enhancement to be made use of as an right away shelter for the caretaker and security team of Sycamore Ranch. The Yuba-Sutter Truthful Heritage Basis will receive 5 trailers that will be utilized at the fairgrounds for disaster response predominantly for Yuba County inhabitants. Two trailers will be reallocated to the Yuba County Sheriff’s Place of work to be applied as distant industry workplaces for deputy staff members, in accordance to a board of supervisors team report.