Marc F. Stern. “Washington State Jails Coronavirus Management Suggestions in 3 ‘Buckets.’” Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs. March 5, 2020.
This memo provides suggestions to jails for managing the impacts of COVID-19—in part, based on the CDC recommendations and input from corrections and health experts. Recommendations first include a strong collaboration between local public health departments. The remainder of the recommendations fall into three buckets:
- Bucket #1- Dealing with the effects of COVID-19 in the community
- Bucket #2- Dealing with the effects of COVID-19 among staff
- Bucket #3- Dealing with infection, or possible infection among the incarcerated population
Keywords: jails, local, county, medical isolation, symptoms, staffing model, correctional officers, screening, coronavirus.