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COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

​​The Justice and Public Safety Cabinet and the Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC) in consultation with the ​Department for Public Health, have taken proactive measures to mitigate the spread of the virus. DOC is prepared to handle potential cases of COVID-19 within state-operated correctional institutions in Kentucky.

DOC is working diligently daily to minimize health risks and is committed to following the proposed guidance from the CDC for Correctional and Detention Facilities.


Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Institution as of 2-10-23​


Key Initiatives Implemented at DOC Institutions

For general information regarding DOC's COVID-19 preparedness, please call 502-782-2285.
For COVID-19 questions regarding an inmate in a county jail, please call the jail directly. Jail information can be found here: KY Jailers

For COVID-19 medical-related questions regarding a specific inmate, please call:
​Western Region: 502-930-6951

​Kentucky State Penitentiary, Western Kentucky Correctional Complex, Green River Correctional Complex,
and Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women

Central Region: 502-242-5834

Roederer Correctional Complex, Luther Luckett Correctional Complex, Kentucky State Reformatory,
and Blackburn Correctional Complex​

Eastern Region: 502-510-2090​

Bell County Forestry Camp, Northpoint Training Center, Lee Adjustment Center, Little Sandy Correctional Complex,
and Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex​