For Families During COVID19

For families and loved-ones during the COVID-19 Crisis: 

For those that have a loved-one currently incarcerated, the director has recorded a message for you. 

Update 7/8/20: As we continue to operate under during the challenge of COVID-19, the Director has recorded an update for you

Update: 7/13/20: After receiving number questions from constituents, we held a Q/A with three leaders overseeing our response at the FDCF. You can view that interview here. 

Update: 7/24/20: WOI-ABC5 out of Des Moines conducted an interview with our head of healthcare on the health and safety of those incarcerated to help provide more information to the public. You can view that interview here. 

Update 7/30/20: This week's update on the situation at FDCF from the Director can be viewed at this link

Update 8/7/20: The Director has recorded another update for those with a loved-one incarcerated, and it can be viewed at this link. 

Update: 8/20/20: As cases of COVID-19 rise at IMCC, we have recorded a Q/A interview with leaders from the DOC for the public. This interview can be viewed at this link. 

Update 8/28/20: The Director has recorded an update for those with a loved-one incarcerated, and it can be viewed at this link. 

Update 9/4/20: This week's update for those with a family member or loved-one incarcerated can be viewed at this link. 

Update 9/11/20: This week's update for those with a family member or loved-one incarcerated can be viewed at this link. 

Update 9/18/20: This week's update for those with a family member or loved-one incarcerated can be viewed at this link. 

Update 10/2/20: This week's update for those with a family member or loved one incarcerated can be viewed at this link. 

 

Update 3/24/20: Each incarcerated person now has the ability to send 4 free o-mails per week. Their 4 free o-mails refresh every Tuesday. 

Update 3/30/20: Each incarcerated person now may place one free 5 minute phone call each week. Their free call refreshes every Sunday.

 

Each facility has a temporary video visitiation solution in place. Availability may depend on demand that week. 

Those already on an inmate's visiting list: Please visit https://sites.google.com/iowa.gov/iadocvisiting/help and watch the "how to" video before scheduling your video visit.

For information on how the process works, please visit: https://sites.google.com/iowa.gov/iadocvisiting/

In order to conduct a video visit, the visitor will need to utilize "Google Meet" video platform (free and available on any internet-connected device). 

Printed from the Iowa Department of Corrections website on October 29, 2020 at 12:34am.