Dear Dr. Redfield and Dr. Schuchat,

As a homeless health care provider, committed advocate, and researcher, I write to ask that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention act now to extend its moratorium on eviction of renters. You should take this action based on imminent risks to public health, threats to hospital capacity, and the humanitarian interests of children and families whose lives have been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic.

I am sure you know that these risks have been exacerbated by the impasse between the Congress and the President. The United States Census Bureau estimates that 11.3 million…

Stefan Kertesz, MD, MSc

I am a primary care doctor and researcher at University of Alabama at Birmingham who focuses on how to deliver high quality care for vulnerable populations.

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