Together, those four counties are holding 1, people awaiting transfer to state facilities. Visitation, volunteer programs, and non-essential private industry jobs will remain suspended, but residents will resume work in food service, laundry, and maintenance at the prison. At the Hagerstown Correctional Facility, the Army Corps of Engineers is converting a deactivated wing into a field hospital for incarcerated people.
The Wisconsin National Guard will be deployed to assist with testing. Mississippi prisoners are only tested if they exhibit coronavirus symptoms. Physical contact will not be allowed, and visits will be limited to two hours.
Members of the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents federal corrections officers, protested the out-of-state transfers over the weekend. At the time, 22 incarcerated people had tested positive for coronavirus.
No physical contact is allowed, and visitors and residents must stay at least six feet apart. The jail is the fifteenth-largest jail in the country.
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Ten people at the Bonneville Community Correctional Center and four employees of the Department of Corrections have also tested positive. The state police notify residents whenever a sex offender moves into their neighborhood. The order will remain in place for 45 days.
People in DOC custody but housed in local jails will not be required to show underling medical conditions, but must have already served at least six months of their sentence. We would die in a faux quarantine in this building.