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Meet the volunteer team of medical students helping Sacramento’s homeless amid coronavirus

COM members: Kimberly Lau, Jericho Hallare, Matthew Lee, Kirk Harter, Pauline Woo, Deyu Judy Wang, Jason Soong, Alex Gimelli and Tess Hill
We also have a member from COP, Hesu Kazaryan!
Link to Article from Sacramento Bee: https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/homeless/article241979781.html 

Medical students from UC Davis and California Northstate University volunteer to help the homeless community during the coronavirus pandemic as they go to encampments along the Sacramento River on Monday, April 13, 2020. BY RENÉE C. BYER

In mid-March, as Gov. Gavin Newsom was ordering Californians to stay home to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Kim Lau was thinking about the thousands of Sacramentans who don’t have a home.

Were they getting services they needed to become educated about the virus and take precautions against it?

The 26-year-old first year medical student at California Northstate University reached out to Crystal Sanchez, an activist with the Sacramento Homeless Union...

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