Homeless community faces unique challenges during pandemic

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The coronavirus pandemic is affecting every segment of the population. Young and poor, rich and old, the virus can affect everyone, in one way or another.  Those who are insulated from the economic effects of the virus can still get sick. Those who successfully ride out the pandemic without getting infected may nevertheless find themselves unemployed at the end of it. Especially vulnerable are those who were already in a precarious situation before the crisis even began – the homeless population. People experiencing homelessness not only face the basic danger of getting sick with the coronavirus but are also seeing resources they rely on dry up during the pandemic. Aaron Petroff, director of the Social Work Action Group, which works with local cities including Lake Elsinore,
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