BOP Staff Sound the Alarm on Conditions During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Federal Docket

March 20, 2020

This week, the BOP reported that at least two of its staff members tested positive for the coronavirus after interacting with inmates. Staff members are also complaining about a shortage of masks, soap, gloves, and other equipment to help limit the spread of the disease. In one facility, a busload of inmates with fevers arrived as the doctor was calling out sick, leaving two nurses and a nurse practitioner working “around the clock.” Some facilities, such as New York City’s Metropolitan Correctional Center, have not changed their operations at all.

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