County seeks permanent solution for homelessness


Major progress has been made over the span of just a few months in Mariposa County’s effort to eradicate homelessness.
The major push to help the homeless started on Oct. 31 of last year when Dr. Eric Sergienko, the county health officer, declared a health emergency in the county in regards to homelessness.
That emergency declaration put the wheels in motion for the county to set up a temporary shelter for the homeless.
Just a month after Sergienko’s declaration, a temporary shelter was create...

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