The COVID-19 webpages will no longer be updated. Visit the Washington State Department of Health website or call the public call center at 1-800-525-0127, for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, including the current guidance for correctional facilities.
Note, the COVID-19 inbox is no longer being monitored. If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org (email).
The Department of Corrections began supporting Department of Health (DOH) response to COVID-19 on February 9, 2020 by providing members of Correction's Department Incident Management Team (DIMT). An advanced contingency planning team launched on February 28, 2020 to support the agency response. The department officially opened its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at Headquarters in response to COVID-19, including representatives from health services staff, on March 2, 2020.
If you have questions about COVID-19 or the state’s response generally, please visit coronavirus.wa.gov.