COVID-19 directives and preparation (Department of Corrections)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Washington .
Tracking #

P-12303

Multi Request COVID-19 directives and preparation
Est. Completion April 8, 2020
Status
Fix Required
Tags

Communications

From: Beryl Lipton


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records Act, 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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Department of Corrections

March 11, 2020

Beryl Lipton
requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

Beryl:

The Department is in receipt of your public records request received via email on March 9, 2020. You have requested all records issued to officials and managerial staff and incarcerated individuals relating to COVID-19. You ask that we include any plans or directives regarding inmate health, behavior and participation in preparatory and responsive measures related to the virus. For future reference, your request has been logged in and assigned tracking number, P-12303.

The Department has begun to process your request and you can expect a first installment of records within 20 business days, on or before, April 8, 2020.

Sincerely,
Denise Vaughan

Denise Vaughan, Information Governance Director
Administrative Operations Division
Department of Corrections
(360) 725-8854 (office)
(360) 810-1130 (cell)

From: Department of Corrections

April 8, 2020

Beryl Lipton
requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

Beryl

I am writing in follow up to previous response sent to you on March 11, 2020 regarding your public records request, P-12303. You have requested records issued to officials and managerial staff and incarcerated individuals related to COVID-19.

All official communications to both staff and incarcerated individuals can be found at the link I've provided here.

https://www.doc.wa.gov/news/covid-19.htm

Please let me know if the records found here meets the intent of your request. If not, what other types of records or information are you looking for? I will wait to hear from you. If I do not hear from you within 30 days, this request will be administratively closed.

Sincerely,
Denise Vaughan

Denise Vaughan, Information Governance Director
Administrative Operations Division
Department of Corrections
(360) 725-8854 (office)
(360) 810-1130 (cell)

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