COVID-19 IN COUNTY JAILS



2022 COVID-19 Testing and Results 

(The data below summarizes efforts completed only in 2022.)

Updated 9/28/2022

Total Number of Tests and Re-tests 

51,903

Positive Results 

3,155

Distribution of Positive Cases

Active Cases 

In Custody 

25

Hospitalizations


0

Mortalities

COVID-19 - Cause of Death

0

COVID-19 - Contributory Cause of Death

1

2022 COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Updated 9/28/2022

Total Number of Vaccines Administered

1,893

Total Number of Vaccine Refusals

668

Distribution of Vaccines Administered

Johnson & Johnson  
Vaccines Administered 

8

Moderna 
 Vaccines Administered 

1,885

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.
  • All patients/inmates at Intake, Transfer, and Release (ITR) are offered testing for COVID-19 upon processing for entry into any of the MCSO jail facilities.
  • Patients/inmates with a positive test result are placed in Medical Observation/Isolation.
  • Patients/inmates with a negative test result are placed in general population.
  • 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 ten (10) 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.


COVID-19 NEWS 


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