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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES

June 3, 2020

In an effort to provide timely and accurate information regarding the impact of COVID-19 on our operations, the numbers of positive DOC-related COVID-19 cases will be posted here each Tuesday and Friday:

The groups referred to in the above chart are broken down as follows:
  • Inmates/Residents (Inmates reside in State Prison Units. Residents reside in our Community Correction Centers and
    Supervision Sanction Programs.);
  • Facility Security Staff;
  • Facility Non-Security Staff; and
  • Non-Security Staff

Each update will likely vary based on the number of positives under quarantine at that time.

May 29, 2020


Inmates reside in State Prison Units. 
Residents reside in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs.

May 22, 2020

INMATE VISITATION SUSPENSION EXTENDED TO JULY 1, 2020
Our continuing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 within our facilities has called for the Arkansas Department of Corrections to extend the suspension of inmate visitation until July 1, 2020. The suspension includes all prisons and community correction centers, and it applies to regular and special visits.

LOWER RATES FOR PHONE CALLS, VIDEO VISITS, AND EMAILS REMAIN IN EFFECT
We understand that the extension of the visitation suspension is very hard for our ADC inmates and DCC residents and their loved ones. It is our desire that you stay connected! We encourage you to take advantage of the lower rates for phone calls, video visitation and emails, which will remain in effect until July 1 as well.

May 19, 2020


Inmates reside in State Prison Units. 
Residents reside in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs.

May 12, 2020


Inmates reside in State Prison Units. 
Residents reside in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs.

May 5, 2020


Inmates reside in State Prison Units. 
Residents reside in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs.

May 1, 2020


Inmates reside in State Prison Units. 
Residents reside in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs.

April 28, 2020


Inmates reside in State Prison Units. 
Residents reside in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs.

April 24, 2020


Inmates reside in State Prison Units. 
Residents reside in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs.

April 22, 2020

Click Image to View the Public Health Rule Suspension Notice:

April 21, 2020


Inmates reside in State Prison Units. 
Residents reside in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs.

April 21, 2020



ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH GUIDANCE FOR CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES:

April 17, 2020


Inmates reside in State Prison Units. 
Residents reside in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs.

April 16, 2020

FACE MASKS HELP SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends wearing cloth face coverings (masks) to help slow the spread of COVID-19. They offer a great online resource with helpful information on the wear and care of cloth face coverings, as well as how to make them (even if you can’t sew).

Check it out here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

April 15, 2020

INMATE VISITATION SUSPENSION EXTENDED TO JUNE 1, 2020
Our continuing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 within our facilities has called for the Arkansas Department of Corrections to extend the suspension of inmate visitation until June 1, 2020. The suspension includes all prisons and community correction centers, and it applies to regular and special visits.

LOWER RATES FOR PHONE CALLS, VIDEO VISITS, AND EMAILS REMAIN IN EFFECT
Because we want you to remain in touch with your loved one during this time, lower rates for phone calls, video visitation and emails will remain in effect until June 1 as well.

April 14, 2020


*Inmates (Includes Residents in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs)

April 10, 2020


*Inmates (Includes Residents in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs)

April 7, 2020


*Inmates (Includes Residents in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs)

April 3, 2020


*Inmates (Includes Residents in our Community Correction Centers and Supervision Sanction Programs)

March 20, 2020

Click Image to Enlarge Information on COVID-19 Precautions for Entering All Correctional and Detention Facilities -  Dated 3/20/2020:

March 18, 2020

Click Image to Enlarge Info from Arkansas Department of Corrections on Adjusted Phone and Video Visitation Rates - Dated 3/18/2020:


HERE ARE SOME HELPFUL WEB LINKS FOR OUR INMATE COMMUNICATION SERVICES:

March 17, 2020

Click Image to Enlarge FAQs from Arkansas Department of Emergency Management on Preparing Your Home and Children - Dated 3/17/2020:

March 16, 2020

Click Image to Enlarge News Release from Arkansas Department of Corrections on Suspension of Inmate Visitation - Dated 3/16/2020:

March 15, 2020

Click Image to Enlarge Information on Health Care Resources - Dated 3/15/2020:

March 14, 2020

Click Image to Enlarge Media Alert from the Arkansas National Guard - Dated 3/14/2020:

March 13, 2020

Click Image to Check Out Details Regarding VIDEO VISITATION here:

March 11, 2020

Click Image for Message from Secretary Wendy Kelley Dated 3/11/2020:

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Arkansas Department of Correction
6814 Princeton Pike
Pine Bluff, AR 71602
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