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City of New London Launches COVID-19 Isolation Site

The City of New London, alongside multiple community partners, launched its first COVID-19 isolation site Monday afternoon. The isolation center is designed to help people who have to self isolate because they are showing symptoms of COVID-19 or because they have tested positive for COVID-19, but have nowhere to go. Read more

Five inmates at Enfield facility test positive for COVID-19

In Uncasville, CT – five Department of Correction offenders have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institution in Enfield. All five individuals have been isolated from the rest of the population and are receiving medical care. Read more

Osborn worker, union call for more protective equipment

An industries supervisor at the Osborn Correctional Institution in Somers, who is also a chief union steward, joined other union officials from around the country Tuesday in calling on the federal government to provide more personal protective equipment to workers on the front lines of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

With COVID-19 threat looming, state prisons and jails are on edge

As the spread of COVID-19 intensifies in Connecticut, the state Department of Correction says that it is considering certain types of limited inmate releases. Read more

Unions Warn Of ‘Negligence’ Over Judicial Work Conditions

Union officials are calling on the state Judicial Branch to immediately clean courthouses, provide protective gear for marshals and other employees working with the public and be more transparent in reporting positive COVID-19 tests of agency employees among a list of concerns they want the agency to address. Read more