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Managing Coronavirus In Prisons

Federal Correctional Institution Elkton in Lisbon, Ohio.
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Three inmates at the Federal Correctional Institution Elkton near Youngstown have died from COVID-19.

The nation’s overcrowded prisons and jails have become hotbeds of coronavirus deaths and infections.

In Ohio, a prison guard and three federal prisoners have died and the number of those infected grows by the day. Prison reform advocates demand urgent action.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, protecting prison workers and inmates during a pandemic.


  • Josh Gerstein, legal affairs reporter, POLITICO
  • Chris Mabe, President, Ohio Civil Service Employee s Association
  • Gary Daniels, Chief Lobbyist, ACLU of Ohio

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