COVID-19 FAQ and Updates

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions and Updates

The Colorado Department of Corrections continues to monitor the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and has implemented a number of operational measures to protect the health and safety of  our staff, inmates and parolees.  Further information regarding the measures taken by CDOC to address COVID-19 may be found below and will be updated as new information becomes available.  

Press Releases:

3/27/2020- Additional Department of Corrections Staff Members Test Positive for COVID-19

3/26/2020-  Department of Corrections to Implement Directives from Governor Polis Executive Order to Best Prevent COVID-19 From Entering Prisons

3/26/2020- Department of Corrections Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

3/23/2020-  Department of Corrections Provides Updates on COVID-19 Prevention Plan 

3/11/2020-Operational Changes at Colorado Department of Corrections' Facilities for Prevention of COVID-19  


Additional Information and Resources 

Info on sending photo postcards to offenders through Flikshop can be found HERE 

A letter from Executive Director Dean Williams to the Family and Friends of the Inmate Population can be found HERE 

A list of Frequently Asked Questions can be found HERE (last updated 3/31/2020) 

Information on Video Visitation Options can be found HERE  and at

Department of Corrections office locations are not open to the public at this time due to COVID-19, as such; we are unable to personally accept service of process of legal documents. For information on how to serve a summons and complaint on this Department, in its own name, or on any employee or officer of this Department, please review the directions found HERE 

Current facility operational status can be found HERE