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Updated (COVID-19) Notice-Jail

05/21/2020

UPDATED NOTICE

After careful consideration and in our continued response to the concern of the

COVID-19 Disease, the Labette County Jail is continuing the recovery phase with the following provisions as part of a containment and mitigation strategy and pandemic response plan to prevent and/or isolate the occurrence of the disease within our facility.

Effective May 19th, 2020, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly updated her Ad Astra: Plan to Reopen Kansas.  Until Phase 3 of the plan which now begins after June 8th, 2020, visits to correctional facilities are prohibited.   

The LABETTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE is initiating the following restrictions to continue in our effort to prevent community spread of the COVID-19.

This includes but not limited to the following...

Inmate family visitation will be allowed to begin on Saturday, June 13th, 2020, with the following restrictions...

            -One visitor per inmate allowed on Saturday (same times as usual apply between 0900-1130)

            -Three visitors allowed at a time in the lobby (each singular visitor in their respective visitor booth)

-All visitors waiting to visit an inmate must wait outside the building until the preceding 3 visits have exited the building

-All visitors need to be wearing a mask prior to entering the lobby.

-Inmate money will be accepted during this time period.

 

Jail ministry volunteers will begin again on Thursday June 25th, 2020.

            -Volunteers will be wearing a mask during the activity 

 

Inmate Attorneys, Drug & Alcohol/Psychological/Children & Family Services/Bonding Agents will be allowed into the facility after June 8th, 2020

 

(Exclusions - jail officers, kitchen staff, county maintenance staff and contract medical staff - under the Kansas Essential Function Framework to the daily operations of the facility.)

Thank you for being patient during this time as the health of our offenders as well as the general public and our staff members is our highest concern.

Labette County Jail Policy 4-D.28 Pandemic Response Plan       

Crime Tip Hotline  620-795-2565 or via Email