FARMINGTON, Utah — Over 200 individuals in custody on the Davis County Correctional Facility have obtained each doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Davis County Sheriff’s Workplace introduced Wednesday that due to a partnership with the native well being division, 209 individuals in custody have been absolutely vaccinated.
After March 24, when COVID-19 vaccinations had been opened to all Utahns 16 and older, vaccines had been provided to all incarcerated people on a voluntary foundation.
“Simply as locally, vaccinations are voluntary and distributed per state standards,” mentioned Sheriff Kelly V. Sparks in a press launch. “We’re happy to report that almost all of inmates elected to obtain the vaccine as a result of, like many others in Utah and throughout the nation, they acknowledge that being vaccinated can and does save lives.”
In April, vaccinations might be provided as soon as every week to new people on the Davis County Jail, in addition to to those that beforehand didn’t need the vaccine.
A vaccination card might be supplied with property when people are launched to allow them to get hold of a second shot if wanted and supply proof of vaccination.
Whereas the statewide masks mandate is ready to run out April 10, the Sheriff’s Workplace reported within the press launch that masks sporting will nonetheless be required by everybody within the facility “till additional discover.”
The Sheriff’s Workplace additionally stories that every one inmates who examined constructive for COVID-19 have recovered and there are not any lively COVID-19 instances on the facility nor individuals experiencing signs of the virus.