State of AZ Prison Guard: "Once the Coronavirus Hits, Then It's Gonna Be Hell"
Kathleen B. Kunz
April 2, 2020 at 2:45PM
At this particular prison, which has capacity for nearly 5,000 men, incarcerated individuals who show flu-like symptoms will be evaluated by a nurse, and if they are deemed to potentially have COVID-19, correctional officers will take them to a quarantine unit they made themselves. This quarantine unit is made up of separate cells built for two people each, but the officer said they heard discussions about making them into three-person cells.