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COVID-19 Updates

April 2, 2020

COVID-19 TDCJ Update

More than 36,000 Texas Department of Criminal Justice employees, contractors, and staff are still hard at work through this crisis. They embody our mission. Courage, Commitment, Integrity, Perseverance.

The message is simple. Thank you. Today and everyday.

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) is reminding all our employees, staff, and contractors of the importance of following all recommended social distancing measures especially outside of the workplace. As an essential state function many employees are still reporting to work and are screened before entry. Everyone is urged to continue to maintain strong workplace disinfecting and personal hygiene practices inside the workplace and out.

There are no additional cases to report today. In all there are 13 TDCJ employees, staff or contractors and 3 offenders in custody who have tested positive for COVID-19.




  Link to TDCJ Action Center. Link to TDCJ Frequently Asked Questions. Link to TDCJ Previous Updates. Link to the Texas Department of State Health Services Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Link to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus (COVID-19) information. Link to the World Health Organization Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic information.


Helpful Links:

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) - News Updates COVID-19
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) - Texas Case Counts Map
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)- Coronavirus (COVID-19)
CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - World Map
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