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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


Preserving Sacred Traditions During a Pandemic

BELFAIR – JoiSky Caudill ignites a bundle of cedar and sweet grass inside an abalone shell at Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW)...

July 29, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Corrections Secretary selected to lead national corrections committee

TUMWATER – The Correctional Leaders Association (CLA) has announced Washington Department of Corrections Secretary Stephen Sinclair has been chosen to chair the CLA Program and Training Committee...

July 28, 2020

Keeping Corrections Sanitized (video)

With society’s supply of hand sanitizer extremely low in early March due to COVID-19...

July 22, 2020

Secretary's Message to All Staff: Pledge to You (pdf)

When I wrote this it was day 133 of the Department’s COVID-19 pandemic response and I wanted to pause and reflect...

July 21, 2020