Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
UPDATE
Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place.
UPDATE
The White House announced that vaccines will be required for international travelers coming into the United States, with an effective date of November 8, 2021. For purposes of entry into the United States, vaccines accepted will include FDA approved or authorized and WHO Emergency Use Listing vaccines. More information is available here.
UPDATE
Travel requirements to enter the United States are changing, starting November 8, 2021. More information is available here.

Correctional and Detention Facilities

Correctional and Detention Facilities

Resources for people who work and reside in prisons, jails, and detention centers.

Updated June 10, 2022

CDC is reviewing this page to align with updated guidance.

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Guidance for Correctional and Detention Facilities

To ensure continuation of essential public services and protection of the health and safety of incarcerated and detained persons, staff, and visitors.

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COVID-19 Data Tracker

Interactive data about COVID-19 cases and deaths

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COVID-19 Viral Testing Tool

A tool to help you understand COVID-19 testing options.

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Print Resources

Printable posters developed to help you communicate COVID-19 recommendations in Correctional and Detention Facilities.

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