Amend at UCSF brings a public health approach to transform correctional culture into one of dignity and humanity for staff and residents.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, our team of medical, public health, and prison reform experts has leveraged our collective expertise to provide actionable steps for shaping COVID-19 policy, procedure and practice inside correctional facilities.
Please see our vaccine FAQ for corrections staff created by medical experts on the AMEND team below. It is available for download here.COVID-Vaccine-Info-for-Correctional-Staff
COVID-19 Essential Information for Correctional Staff
COVID-19 Information for Residents
Understanding the Difference Between Medical Isolation and Solitary Confinement
COVID-19 in Youth Detention Settings
Amend COVID-19 Resources
The Marshall Project is collecting data on COVID-19 infections in state and federal prisons. See how the virus has affected correctional facilities where you live.
The Appeal: Pandemic Exposes Shared Fate of Jailer and Jailed
COVID-19 in Correctional Settings: Challenges and Solutions
The Appeal: “We Must Immediately Release People From Jails and Prisons”
Interested in additional information? Click below for Amend guidance specifically for Correctional and Policy Leaders, Healthcare Professionals or Residents.