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Updates for Inmate Families

For information regarding in-person visiting procedures, visit: https://mn.gov/doc/family-visitor/visiting-information/

The Department of Corrections is working hard to keep our staff, those incarcerated in our facilities, and those under supervision safe. We know there are a lot of questions about how we are doing that. If you have questions related to our COVID-19 response or planning, please see the below FAQs. You can also send an email to DOCCommunityinfo@state.mn.us

Memos to Inmates

Important Information about Economic Impact Payments (February 1, 2021) (Spanish version)

Memo to Incarcerated Population from Commissioner about COVID Vaccines (December 30, 2020)

UPDATE: Important Information about CARES Act Economic Impact Payments (Spanish version) (October 13, 2020)

Memo: Important Information about CARES Act Economic Impact Payments (October 5, 2020)

Updated Covid-19 Medical Release Process (August 24, 2020)

Memo from Commissioner Schnell: Update on COVID-19 Response (June 16, 2020)  (Spanish Version)

Update memo to inmates from Commissioner Schnell (March 30, 2020)

Social Distancing, Visiting Update (March 26, 2020)

Memo to inmates: Latest Information on DOC COVID-19 Response (March 18, 2020)

Inmate Memo on Coronavirus (COVID 19) & Seasonal Influenza from Commissioner Schnell (March 6, 2020)

Frequently Asked Questions

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