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COVID-19 Testing Extended Until July 31 For Prisons Staff

COVID-19 Testing Extended Until July 31 For Prisons Staff

The N.C. Department of Public Safety has announced it will extend until July 31 an initiative that provides voluntary COVID-19 testing to employees in its Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice. The initiative was expanded past its original tentative May 31 end date after the State Health Plan announced earlier this week it would…read more »

Prisons Resume Limited Offender Transfers

Prisons Resume Limited Offender Transfers

The Division of Prisons has resumed a limited number of transfers of offenders to make room for other offenders sentenced to state prison. The movement of offenders currently housed in state prisons is being done in phases to prepare for the gradual reopening of the courts and the removal of a moratorium on the acceptance…read more »

Prisons Enact Two-Week Halt On Accepting New Offenders

Prisons Enact Two-Week Halt On Accepting New Offenders

To stop the spread of coronavirus, the North Carolina Division of Prisons will not accept offenders from the county jails and will dramatically reduce the transfers of offenders within the prisons for the next 14 days, effective at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7. “We must deny this virus the opportunity to spread,” said Todd…read more »

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