SCI Phoenix and the Pandemic: How The Facility Fought the First Wave

Nestled in the heart of Montgomery County, SCI Phoenix was situated in the heart of the COVID-19 outbreak in Pennsylvania. Yet despite staff living in and travelling from some of the hardest hit areas, Phoenix was able to keep its positive cases among staff and inmates low, especially considering its location. In this episode of Lockup Lowdown, Phoenix leaders explain how they prepared and how they reacted to the pandemic and how they tried to keep everyone who lives and works inside safe.