COVID-19 resources: prison populations

Please Read: As information on prevention, policy, and programs is rapidly evolving, these resources generally direct users to frequently updated sites, rather than single pages that can go quickly out of date. We provide evidence-based resources and encourage members to dig deeper as their mission/work requires. We are grateful to everyone as they do their best through this crisis and wish all well as we work within this extraordinary time.

Correctional Services Canada Information on COVID-19
Hub for the latest messages on testing, vaccine rollout, visiting institutions, and more.


BC Corrections Response to COVID-19

Prison Transparency Project
The core goal of the Prison Transparency Project (PTP) is to map out and compare cultures of prison transparency, oversight and accountability in nine research sites to create new knowledge about mechanisms of transparency and accountability in carceral systems.

(March 2020) Open Letter to Ontario and Federal Governments: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Protecting the health of people in jail and detention centres



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PAN updates to members


COVID-19 Prevention and vaccine updates

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Harm Reduction: substances and sex



Indigenous Communities and Cultural Safety


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Reviewed/updated April 2021