COVID-19 directives and preparation (Department of Corrections)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Iowa.
Multi Request COVID-19 directives and preparation
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Communications

From: Beryl Lipton


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Iowa Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all directives, orders, plans, and communications issued to officials and managerial staff within facilities under the jurisdiction of this agency, as well as those provided to individuals under the supervision of this agency, regarding preparatory or responsive measures and requirements related to COVID-19, also known as coronavirus.

Please include as responsive any relevant plans and directives issued regarding inmate health, behavior, and participation in preparatory and defensive activities, including those conducted by the correctional industry program.

If you have any questions about this request, please call 617-299-1832.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Department of Corrections

Dear Beryl Lipton,
Thank you for contacting the Iowa Dept of Corrections. Your requested
information is protected as confidential under Iowa law, specifically Iowa
Code sections 22.7(50) and 904.602(10).

With kind regards.

~Michael

Michael Savala
General Counsel/Inspector General
Iowa Department of Corrections
510 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
(515) 314-2635 (Phone)
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From: Information, DOC <doc.information@iowa.gov>
Date: Mon, Mar 9, 2020 at 1:54 PM
Subject: Fwd: Iowa Open Records Law Request: COVID-19 directives and
preparation (Department of Corrections)
To: Michael Savala <michael.savala@iowa.gov>, Jennifer Bonnett <
jennifer.bonnett@iowa.gov>

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From: <requests@muckrock.com>
Date: Mon, Mar 9, 2020 at 1:19 PM
Subject: Iowa Open Records Law Request: COVID-19 directives and preparation
(Department of Corrections)
To: <doc.information@iowa.gov>

Department of Corrections
ORA Office
East 12th and Des Moines Streets
Des Moines, IA 50319

March 9, 2020

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Iowa Open Records Law, I hereby request the following
records:

Any and all directives, orders, plans, and communications issued to
officials and managerial staff within facilities under the jurisdiction of
this agency, as well as those provided to individuals under the supervision
of this agency, regarding preparatory or responsive measures and
requirements related to COVID-19, also known as coronavirus.

Please include as responsive any relevant plans and directives issued
regarding inmate health, behavior, and participation in preparatory and
defensive activities, including those conducted by the correctional
industry program.

If you have any questions about this request, please call 617-299-1832.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and
this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform
me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer
the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or
CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I
look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business
days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

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