Coronavirus in Tennessee: Homeless shelters make changes to prevent spread of COVID-19

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — For organizations that focus on providing food, shelter, and other support for individuals experiencing homelessness, the coronavirus pandemic is changing some daily procedures.

First, many East Tennessee shelters are now requiring screenings before individuals are admitted inside the shelter facility.

Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM) is using a mobile intake center, which is set up outside of the Broadway location in Knoxville. The first step: Check the temperature of anyone who arrives.

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