Information and Updates
Current Press Releases
On March 23, 2020, the Department of Corrections suspended all in-person visitation and volunteer services until further notice. Read the Memo
On March 13, the Department of Corrections suspended in-person visitation at all six correctional facilities for the next two weeks to limit exposure to the virus. Read the Memo.
More information for family and friends can be found on the Inmate Families and Friends page.
COVID-19 Operational Protocols
Inmate Testing Information
The Inmate In-State COVID Tracker shows the TOTAL in each category for inmates who are housed in-state as of the reporting start date of March 23, 2020.
The Inmate Out-of-State COVID Tracker shows the TOTAL in each category for inmates who are housed in our out-of-state facility (Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility in Tutwiler, Mississippi) as of the reporting start date of April 30, 2020.
These reports are accurate as of 2:00pm on the report date. Informtion in red indicates new information since the last report.
Medical Isolation refers to the physical separation of ill persons (positive Covid-19 test and/or the presence of symptoms: fever, cough or respiratory distress) from those who are not ill in order to prevent the spread of disease-causing germs.
The Department will report confirmed postive test results of DOC staff. The Department will not release any information that could lead to the identification of a staff member.
This report is accurate as of 2:00pm on the report date. Informtion in red indicates new information since the last report.