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Department of Corrections COVID-19 Information: Confirmed cases, visitation updates, employee resources, frequently asked questions
Washington State Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response


Ongoing Commitment to Supporting Each Other (pdf)

In this time of deep turmoil in our state and across the nation, I want to share my deep and ongoing commitment to you, our Corrections family, and to those we support both within our facilities and in the community...

June 4, 2020

Correctional Nurses Make a Difference

Each year from May 6-12, the nation recognizes nurses for their contributions to society. This year...

May 21, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: First Washington Corrections Line of Duty Death from COVID-19

TUMWATER – The Washington State Department of Corrections was notified that Correctional Officer Berisford Anthony Morse, 65 years of age, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020 from complications of COVID-19...

May 18, 2020

Supporting Incarcerated Moms

GIG HARBOR – Taking care of an infant demands a great deal of responsibilities for any parent...

May 14, 2020