Correctional and Detention Facilities

Correctional and Detention Facilities

Plan, Prepare, and Respond

Updated Jan. 11, 2021
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Operational Safety and Support

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs in Correctional and Detention Centers

Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccination in correctional and detention centers.

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

People Who Are Incarcerated at Correctional and Detention Facilities

What You Need to Know about COVID-19 if You are Incarcerated/Detained pdf icon[253 KB, 2 pages] | Spanish version pdf icon[311 KB, 2 pages]
If you or someone you know is incarcerated or detained, take extra precautions against COVID-19.

Assessment and Response Tool

COVID-19 Management Assessment and Response (CMAR) Tool pdf icon[467 KB, 18 pages]
For state and local health departments providing technical assistance to correctional and detention facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Printable Posters
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Cloth Face Covering Do's & Don'ts (Graphic)

Educate employees about the do’s & don’ts.

Stop the spread of germspdf icon[PDF - 1 page]
Stop the Spread of Germs (Poster)

Preventive actions to help protect yourself and others.

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Clean Hands Keep You Healthy (Poster)

Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

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