COVID-19 @ WV Juvenile Facilities (Division of Corrections)

Justin McLachlan filed this request with the Division of Corrections of West Virginia .
Multi Request COVID-19 @ WV Juvenile Facilities
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From: Justin McLachlan


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1) Records describing the number of juveniles in the state custody reported to the infirmary or other medical assistance between September 2019 and the date of the processing of this request

2) Records describing the number of juveniles in state custody reported respiratory/breathing issues, flu-like or pneumonia-like symptoms between September 2019 and the date of the processing of this request

3) Records describing the number of juveniles in state custody who were referred to a higher level of care, how many were sent to outside facilities, how many outside medical personnel visited each juvenile facility between September 2019 and the date of the processing of this request

4) Records describing the number of COVID-19 tests each juvenile facility has performed, how many ordered, the process for testing between September 2019, and the date of the processing of this request

5) Records describing monthly juvenile facility populations between September 2019 and the date of the processing of this request

6) Records describing the number of juveniles in state custody released each month between September 2019 and the date of the processing of this request

7) Emails and memos from senior management/leadership on the compassionate release of juveniles in state custody due to COVID-19 between September 2019 and the date of the processing of this request

8) Compassionate release guidance for juveniles in state custody both general and specific to COVID-19, released or in effect between September 2019 and the date of the processing of this request

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,

Justin McLachlan

From: Justin McLachlan

Division of Corrections
FOIA Office
1409 Greenbrier Street
Charleston, WV 25311

February 1, 2021

This is a follow up to a previous request. This request is now well beyond the statutory deadline for a response.

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following West Virginia Freedom of Information Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 17, 2021. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

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