a prison, especially for long-term confinement.
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This is part of a larger problem with the coronavirus in correctional facilities at all levels nationwide.U.S. Marshals Service’s lax covid-19 oversight of some inmates reflects a larger problem | Joe Davidson | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
For those reasons, correctional facilities have always been a disease’s dream environment.
Next will come inmates inside correctional facilities and detention centers, law enforcement and other public safety officers, staff working in public schools, child-care workers and grocery store employees.D.C., Northern Virginia move to second phase of coronavirus vaccinations, targeting older residents | Antonio Olivo, Lola Fadulu, Ovetta Wiggins | January 11, 2021 | Washington Post
More than 2,100 people in custody have contracted the novel coronavirus in the state’s correctional facilities, state data shows, and 27 have died.Grenades, Bread and Body Bags: How Illinois Has Spent $1.6 Billion in Response to COVID-19 So Far | by Ash Ngu and Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica, and Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune | October 22, 2020 | ProPublica
Investigators said “his most likely exposures occurred in the correctional facility” through the multiple brief encounters.CDC expands definition of who is a ‘close contact’ of an individual with covid-19 | Lena H. Sun | October 21, 2020 | Washington Post
He is currently being held without bail in a segregated area of Wayne County correctional facility away from other inmates.10-Year-Old Murder Defendant Shows Failure of U.S. Juvenile Justice System | Christopher Moraff | October 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Shakur departed Clinton correctional facility in a stretch white limo.Tupac and Murray Kempton: The Godfather Who Wore Tweed | Michael Daly | June 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Polk correctional facility in Sanford, Florida—the same jail in which he was held during some of the lead-up to his July trial.
He will appear in court via live video link from John Polk correctional facility on Tuesday afternoon.
Shellie Zimmerman was taken Tuesday to the John E. Polk correctional facility in Sanford, where her husband is being held.George Zimmerman’s Wife Arrested for Allegedly Hiding Knowledge of Online Account | Matthew DeLuca | June 13, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST