COVID-19 Information

RIDOC has been proactive in its mitigation efforts and response planning for COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, as the health and safety of the people who live and work within the Department is our priority. RIDOC will continue to take swift and assertive action in response to this public health emergency.

This page is updated frequently, but please be patient. COVID-19 information and practice changes are ongoing, sometimes happening daily. RIDOC strives to notify staff and offenders of these changes as quickly as possible.

For information on the Temporary COVID-19 In-Person Visitation Guidelines, please click here.

General Information

Staff Resources

Inmate and Offender Information

Canine Paz demonstrates how to, and how not to, wear a mask. Canine Paz demonstrates how to, and how not to, wear a mask.

Information on Visitation and Video Visitation Schedules Rhode Island COVID-19 Information