Evaluating Barriers to Health in Homebound Individuals

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Clements, B.; Goldberg, T.; Gorlen, D.; Goveia, E.; Hughes, K.; Mealiea, D.; Meredyth, N.; Meehan, R.; Anton, A.; Carney, J.
Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf; Nutrition and Weight Status, Social Determinants of Health, Access to Health Services, Food Safety, Disability and Health, Health-Related Quality of Life & Well-Being; Community Health and Preventive Medicine; Health Services Research; Public Health
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Introduction. Homebound individuals in Vermont often have multiple comorbidities and can face significant food insecurity. In response to this problem, the Chittenden County Emergency Food Shelf (CEFS) Homebound Delivery Program (HDP) delivers one week of food per month to 130 individuals in Chittenden County, Vermont.