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Seattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a five-time Emmy winner who currently serves as a host, producer, and moderator for the Seattle Channel, where he's worked since 2011. His career in broadcast journalism began in 1995, and includes an 11-year stint as a reporter and anchor for Q13 News. Brian won the Seattle Municipal League's Civic Award for Government News Reporting in 2016. He lives with his wife and two daughters in West Seattle.

City Inside/Out: COVID-19: Homeless Help
City Inside/Out: COVID-19: Homeless Help

As everyone shelters in place during the COVID-19 crisis, what's happening with the homeless? Are service providers able to meet the needs of this vulnerable population? Can local leaders prevent the virus from spreading at shelters while creating a viable long-term approach?


Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis, City of Seattle

Sharon Lee, Executive Director, Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI)

More information:

Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI)

Seattle COVID-19 Resources:

Hygiene Facilities:  

Free showers:  

COVID testing for the homeless:  

King County Resources:  

King County Novel Coronavirus Call Center: If you are in King County and believe you were exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if you're a healthcare provider with questions about COVID-19, contact our novel coronavirus call center: 206-477-3977. The call center will be open daily from 8 AM to 7 PM PST. 

For general questions about COVID-19, call the Washington State Novel Coronavirus Call Center at 800-525-0127 or visit


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