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COVID-19 Information

If you have questions about COVID-19 or the state’s response generally, please visit the Washington State Coronavirus Response (COVID-19) website.

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The health and safety of our staff, those in our care, and the community is our top priority.

The Department of Corrections began supporting Department of Health (DOH) response to COVID-19 on February 9, 2020 by providing members of the agency 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.

Confirmed Cases

Department of Corrections COVID-19 Confirmed Cases (Current as of Thursday, April 2, 2020. Numbers are updated Monday-Friday)
*Self-Reported
**Confirmed cases includes contractor staff
***Based on location where individual tested positive for COVID-19
Location Staff Confirmed* Incarcerated Individual Confirmed
Headquarters (TUM5, Airport Office, CI Headquarters, ISRB, SWRBO, SWR Performance Center, Maple Lane) 1 N/A
Prisons
Airway Heights Corrections Center 0 0
Cedar Creek Corrections Center 0 0
Clallam Bay Corrections Center 0 0
Coyote Ridge Corrections Center 0 0
Larch Corrections Center 0 0
Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women 0 0
Monroe Correctional Complex 3 0
Olympic Corrections Center 0 0
Stafford Creek Corrections Center 0 0
Washington Corrections Center 1 0
Washington Corrections Center for Women 0 0
Washington State Penitentiary 0 0
Other Location*** (Based on location where individual tested positive for COVID-19)
County Jail 0 0
Community Medical Center 0 1
Work Release
Ahtanum View Work Release 0 0
Bellingham Work Release 0 0
Bishop Lewis Work Release 0 0
Brownstone Work Release 0 0
Eleanor Chase House Work Release 0 0
Helen B. Ratcliff Work Release 0 0
Longview Work Release 0 0
Olympia Work Release 0 0
Peninsula Work Release** 2 0
Progress House Work Release 0 0
Reynolds Work Release 0 0
Tri-Cities Work Release 0 0
Community Corrections
Community Corrections Section 1 0 N/A
Community Corrections Section 2 0 N/A
Community Corrections Section 3 0 N/A
Community Corrections Section 4 0 N/A
Community Corrections Section 5 0 N/A
Community Corrections Section 6 1 N/A
Community Corrections Section 7 0 N/A

COVID-19 Testing Among Incarcerated Population

COVID-19 Testing Among Incarcerated Population (Current as of Thursday, April 2, 2020. Numbers are updated Monday-Friday)
Screening and testing is conducted based on the guidance of the WA State DOC COVID-19 Screening, Testing, and Infection Control Guideline (pdf)
Number of Tests Completed Number of Negative Results Number of Positive Results Number of Pending Lab Results
140 107 0 33

Isolation and Quarantine Among Incarcerated Population

Isolation and Quarantine Among Incarcerated Population (Current as of Thursday, April 2, 2020. Numbers are updated Monday-Friday and will fluctuate daily.)

Isolation: separating a symptomatic patient with a concern for a communicable disease from other patients.

Quarantine: separating from other individuals those who are not showing symptoms yet have been exposed to an individual with a contagious disease.


Federal quarantine and isolation currently apply to the following diseases: cholera; diphtheria; infectious tuberculosis; plague; smallpox; yellow fever; viral hemorrhagic fevers; influenza caused by new or re-emergent flu viruses that are causing, or have the potential to cause, a pandemic; and severe acute respiratory syndromes (which may include COVID-19).

Number of Incarcerated Individuals in Isolation Number of Incarcerated Individuals in Quarantine
172 904

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