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Date

2022

Abstract

Youth experiencing homelessness face multifactorial challenges in obtaining adequate health literacy. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for healthcare as well as heightened confusion with the spread of health misinformation. This project aims to provide a step-by-step guide for when youth should seek medical treatment for COVID-19 to avoid unnecessary medical costs.

Clinical Site

Central Maine Medical Center

Keywords

homeless, youth, COVID-19, emergency department, Maine

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Disciplines

Medical Education | Primary Care

Accessing Healthcare in the Era of COVID-19 for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

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