CDC: Interim Guidance on Management of COVID-19 in Correctional and Detention


Interim Guidance on Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Correctional and Detention Facilities


https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/correction-detention/guidance-correctional-detention.html


This document is intended to provide guiding principles for healthcare and non-healthcare administrators of correctional and detention facilities (including but not limited to federal and state prisons, local jails, and detention centers), law enforcement agencies that have custodial authority for detained populations (i.e., US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and US Marshals Service), and their respective health departments, to assist in preparing for potential introduction, spread, and mitigation of COVID-19 in their facilities. In general, the document uses terminology referring to correctional environments but can also be applied to civil and pre-trial detention settings.

Recent Posts

See All

Show Me the Data!

As the Biden administration begins to implement its criminal justice reform goals, experts say that access to timely and accurate data will be essential for the success or failure of the administrat

Local Spending on Jails Tops $25 Billion

Jail costs rose even as crime and admissions to jail fell. As of the end of 2017: A 20% decrease in crime and a 19% drop in jail admissions since 2007 had not led to reduced jail spending. The portion