Covidopolis
Here you can find good examples of how urban health and harm reduction look in a time of crisis.

Media reports

COVID CARE hostel for homeless people
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/may/05/covid-19-hotel-homeless-people-uk #homelessness


https://www.uclh.nhs.uk/News/Pages/UCLHworkswithMSFtoprovideCOVID-19caretohomelesspeopleinLondon.aspx  #homelessness

Homelessness: Here's how the pedestrian mall in St. John's could be a catalyst for real change | CBC News
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/opinion-daniel-kudla-1.5615424  #homelessness

Japan and France Find Public Transit Seems Safe - CityLab
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-09/japan-and-france-find-public-transit-seems-safe #transport #city

In Medellín, a museum takes an essential role in the city's pandemic response | CityMetric
https://www.citymetric.com/fabric/medellin-colombia-coronavirus-response-museo-casa-memoria-5176  #museum #community

Covid-19 is highlighting cities' unequal access to green space | CityMetric
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/architects-covid19-urban-infrastructure-cities-social-distancing #greenspace #publicspace 

What the Coronavirus Proved About Homelessness - The Atlantic https://j.mp/3hgFwyZ  #homelessness

COVID-19 promotes innovative HIV service delivery in Cape Town https://j.mp/3eNI2vd   #harmreduction #HIV

One mental health solution: a kinder, gentler emergency department for people considering suicide - The Globe and Mail https://j.mp/3jwdXnd  #suicide #mentalhealth #harmreduction

How the coronavirus pandemic has impacted Toronto’s opioid crisis | News https://j.mp/3fXgSDq


Housing First and the Homelessness Crisis: What Went Wrong? https://j.mp/3f56t7e


In Times of Crisis, Hostile Architecture Poses a Bigger Threat Than Ever - Dwell https://j.mp/312MdhB


Indonesia's rise in domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic: why it happens and how to seek help https://j.mp/3iBH1bV


Covid-19: New population policy required to combat effects of declining birth rate, ageing population | Stuff.co.nz https://j.mp/31CiSeg


Coronavirus latest: Social care staff could walk away without more support j.mp/30SewAH #caregivers #publichealth 

Opinion: Pandemic's impact on mental health might surprise us | Montreal Gazette j.mp/30T1tix #mentalhealth #publichealth 

Coronavirus is creating retirement insecurity. These 10 steps can diffuse the timebomb of an ageing population | World Economic Forum j.mp/33DxdJU #ageingpopulation #retirementinsecurity 

Mental health impact of coronavirus pandemic hits marginalized groups hardest j.mp/3fe5DFo #mentalhealth #publichealth

The coronavirus is creating food waste mountains that increase global warming | World Economic Forum j.mp/32NOMXz #foodwaste 

Drive-in music festivals allow you to social distance. But what happens when you add drugs and alcohol? j.mp/30eWuqG #harmreduction #musicfestivals #socialdistance #drugs #alcohol


Domestic abuse calls to London police rise by a tenth during lockdown | Society | The Guardian j.mp/309V8xj #domesticabuse #violence 

Suicide Prevention During COVID-19 Lockdown: Suicides Among Doctors is a Public Health Crisis, Can We Prevent Suicides?  j.mp/3iXW1Se #mentalhealth #publichealth 

Ten million kids 'may never return to school' after virus j.mp/3gVYoU2 #poverty #kidspoverty #education 

Reality bites: how the pandemic changed the way we eat | Environment | The Guardian j.mp/31RlPJz #foodwaste #foodhabits 

Pandemic proves Canada desperately needs more public washrooms: Author | CBC Radio j.mp/3eoqKof #publicwashrooms   #urbanplanning #pandemic #homelessness 

The mental health impact on ambulance staff of responding to suicide calls j.mp/2ZEqMCR #mentalhealth #ambulancestaff

Covid-19 impact: 73 countries are at risk of running out of HIV drugs says WHO - The Hindu BusinessLine j.mp/2O3GW3q #HIV #harmreduction #publichealth 

Pub doors are reopening – and hospitals are preparing like it’s New Year’s Eve | The Independent j.mp/3dXSKyE #alcoholconsumption #pubs #UK #harmreduction 

Opinion: Pandemic's impact on mental health might surprise us https://montrealgazette.com/opinion/opinion-pandemics-impact-on-mental-health-might-surprise-us #mentalhealth #publichealth

The Pandemic Has Caused An Increase In Anxiety, Stress, Depression And Suicides

 https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackkelly/2020/08/18/the-pandemic-has-caused-an-increase-in-anxiety-stress-depression-and-suicides/#128fb7065863   #suicide #mentalhealth 

UK sees depression rates nearly double amid lockdown | News | DW  https://www.dw.com/en/uk-sees-depression-rates-nearly-double-amid-lockdown/a-54615072  #mentalhealth #depression







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