People living outside in Seattle have far fewer options for protecting from coronavirus

Mark Lloyd, left, shows Eric Smith how to hygienically manage a toilet he and others in his homeless camp can use. There are limited sanitation options for people in the camps who may be trying to fight off infection from COVID-19. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

If Eric Smith wants to wash his hands with hot, soapy water, he has two options. The first is to walk about four blocks from his small encampment in North Beacon Hill to the Lazarus Center on Rainier Avenue, but that closes for most people at 6 p.m. The second is to boil water collected from willing neighbors over a camp grill. Going to the...

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