Sam Jones Hall Not Accepting Residents Due to Covid Outbreak

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A COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow at Santa Rosa’s Samuel L. Jones Hall Homeless Shelter. Officials say 36 residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 as of late last week. Another 121 residents have been exposed to the virus. The city-owned shelter confirmed the first two cases of COVID-19 on January 4th. So far, none of the residents have needed to be hospitalized. The shelter is temporarily pausing new intakes due to the outbreak.