COVID-19 in Correctional Facility: Answers, Advice and Actions

Amend has partnered with several organizations to create Information for Residents of Correctional Facilities: Frequently Asked Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine.

For our full Vaccine FAQ download the sharable PDF by clicking on the links below.

Omicron Variant Update (last updated January 2022)
Omicron Variant Update SP (last updated January 2022)

COVID Vaccine FAQ (last updated November 2021)
COVID Vaccine FAQ SP (last updated November 2021)

Additional Resources

Understand the Difference: Solitary Confinement vs. Medical Isolation

Providing Acute Care for Seriously Ill Incarcerated Patients in the Community
Advance Care Planning for Incarcerated People
Guidance for Requesting Compassionate Release During COVID-19
Requesting Compassionate Release during COVID-19

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CalPROTECT aims to document and assess capacity in California state prisons to respond to COVID-19, and provide recommendations that prioritize the dignity, health, and wellbeing of currently incarcerated people, staff, and surrounding communities.  Click here to find out more about the team, and the work they are doing.


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