The Rubicon

Correctional facilities struggle to keep inmates safe from COVID-19

Moose Lake Correctional Facility yard in Northern Minnesota.

Julia Baron

May 21, 2020

As the spread of COVID-19 has permeated virtually every aspect of life, there is one place where it seems, without mitigation, the influx of the virus is inevitable: prisons. Housed in close quarters, and exposed to others, not only in cells, but also in showers and cafeterias, and through the use of...