MRRJ making operational changes due to COVID outbreak

Published: Jan. 4, 2022 at 4:32 PM EST
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STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - The Middle River Regional Jail has seen an uptick in the number of staff and inmates testing positive for COVID-19.

MRRJ Superintendent Jeffery L. Newton announced he has directed the following operational changes:

  • Cancel all family visitation
  • Cancel all inmate programs
  • Limit inmate movement to absolute minimum
  • No change to attorney/client visitation

MRRJ will revisit these operational changes in 30 days.

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