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Guide DOC Coronavirus Information Guide

On this page you can find the Department of Correction's Coronavirus (COVID-19) related information.

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COVID-19 General Information

The Massachusetts Department of Correction continues to take unprecedented steps to prevent COVID-19 introduction or transmission in our facilities. DOC leadership, staff, and our contracted medical provider, Wellpath, are focused on reducing, to the greatest degree possible, the potential impact of this virus on inmates, staff and others within our walls. The following information will help address many commonly-asked questions regarding the DOC’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19) and the steps we’re taking to help protect the health of employees and inmates. Please use the below links.

Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 Reporting

Please use the links below to find information on the Department of Correction's inmate and Staff COVID-19 cases and testing, as well as institution cell housing.

Press Releases

Attorney Access to Medical Records

The Department of Correction (DOC) is taking the following measures during the pandemic to ensure that attorneys are able to timely obtain the medical records and sensitive medical information of their clients, who are inmates in DOC custody. These measures are for obtaining medical records of inmates housed in DOC facilities only; attorneys seeking to obtain the medical records of clients housed in jails and houses of correction must contact that facility or the respective Sheriff’s Office. Please use the below link to access a Guide for Attorneys Obtaining Medical Records of Inmate Clients.

Key Actions for Attorney Access to Medical Records

Additional Resources

Please use the link below to find daily and cumulative reports on Massachusetts COVID-19 cases, testing, and hospitalizations. Weekly and biweekly reports include nursing facility data, cases by city/town, residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine, and data from State facilities.​

Key Actions for Additional Resources