NO PRISON VISITS

The New York State Commissioner of the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, has suspended all visitation at all state correctional facilities, effective immediately and until further notice, in an effort to isolate inmates from the developing coronavirus threat. The department issued a statement, saying that the safety of corrections officers and civilian staff comes first, and this decision will undoubtedly go a long way to keep them, as well as the inmates and their families, safe.