SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento County’s first homeless count in nearly three years has been postponed because of a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Ssacramento Steps Forward says the count is now set for late February.READ MORE: Entire Staff Quits Noah's Bagels In Vacaville In Protest — And Video Goes Viral
It’s used to apply for federal money for homeless services.READ MORE: 5G Rollout Concerns: How Could Technology, Delay Impact Sacramento?
The last count was done in 2019. More than 5,500 people were found experiencing homelessness on a given night in that count.MORE NEWS: Community Suggests 'Super Happy Fun Time' Name For New Roseville Park
Some 500 volunteers are still being sought for the planned February count.