Astoria Warming Center prepares for ‘COVID season’ – November 2, 2020
The Astoria Warming Center had barely shut its doors at the end of the season in March when board members began planning for a “COVID season” in November.
Now they will begin operations on Nov. 15 with a new executive director — Clatsop County Commissioner Kathleen Sullivan — paid staff instead of volunteers, a slight dip in the number of people they can host per night and a roster of new safety protocols.
The warming center is one of the few emergency shelter options on the North Coast and the only low-barrier option for people who are homeless.
Read the entire article here in The Astorian.