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Department of Corrections COVID-19 Information
Washington State Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response


Back to School

For students attending school in 2020, the coronavirus put classes to a grinding halt this spring...

October 7, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Susan Biller Named Interim Communications Director

TUMWATER – Secretary Stephen Sinclair has named Susan Biller as the interim communications director for the Washington Department of Corrections, effective October 12, 2020...

September 30, 2020

Corrections comes together during COVID-19 (YouTube video)

With teams of individuals across the state highly trained in emergency response, the Department of Corrections frequently deploys employees with a wide range of skills from a variety of divisions to assist in incidents...

September 30, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Corrections Announces Social Outing Pilot Project for Three Work Release Facilities

TUMWATER – As various counties move through the Governor’s Safe Start phased reopening plan, effective September 23, 2020, the Washington Department of Corrections is re-establishing social outings...

September 23, 2020