COVID-19 IN COUNTY JAILS



2021 COVID-19 Testing and Results 

(The data below summarizes efforts completed only in 2021.)

Updated 6/15/2021

Total Number of Tests and Re-tests 

26,789

Positive Results 

990

Distribution of Positive Cases

Active Cases 

In Custody 

6

Hospitalizations


0

Mortalities

COVID-19 - Cause of Death

0

COVID-19 - Contributory Cause of Death

1


2021 COVID - 19 Vaccination Efforts

Updated 6/15/2021

Total Number of Vaccines Administered

2,046

Total Number of Vaccine Refusals

3,745

Distribution of Vaccines Administered

Johnson & Johnson  
Vaccines Administered 

1,822

Moderna 
 Vaccines Administered 

224

Pfizer 
 Vaccines Administered 

0

COVID-19 FACILITY Efforts 


Patients/Inmates

  • All patients/inmates entering any MCSO jail undergo supplemental screening to determine the presence of COVID-19 symptoms or a history of recent contacts with COVID-19 positive individuals.
  • Patients/inmates with a positive supplemental screen are placed in Medical Observation/Isolation and offered testing for COVID-19.
  • Patients/inmates with a negative supplemental screen are placed by MCSO in ‘Cohort housing’ for fourteen (14) days and are monitored for symptoms of COVID-19 before going to the general population.
  • Any patient/inmate from a ‘Cohort housing’ unit who develops symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is placed in Medical Observation/Isolation and is offered testing. If the patient/ inmate tests positive, the housing unit is placed under Quarantine and is offered testing. Additionally, all patients/inmates from the ‘Cohort housing’ who test positive are placed in Medical Observation/Isolation.
  • Any patient/inmate from a general population housing unit who develops symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is placed in Medical Observation/Isolation and is offered testing. If the patient/ inmate tests positive, then all individuals in the general population housing unit are placed under Quarantine status and offered testing.
  1. Med. Obs./Isolation
  2. Quarantine
  3. Movement Restrictions
  4. Infirmary Care
  5. Treatment
  6. Hospitalizations
  7. Patient Education
  8. Released Patients/Inmates
  9. COVID-19 Deaths

Medical Observation/Isolation

Consistent with guidelines from the CDC and Maricopa County Department of Public Health, the following patients/inmates are placed in Medical Observation/Isolation for up to fourteen (14) days:

  • Patients/inmates who test positive for COVID-19,
  • Patients/inmates with a history of exposure to COVID-19 before incarceration,
  • Asymptomatic patients/inmates awaiting an elective hospital procedure, 
  • Asymptomatic patients/inmates awaiting early release through the ‘Reach Out’ program, and
  • Persons Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19.


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