COVID-19 IN COUNTY JAILS



2022 COVID-19 Testing and Results 

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

Updated 5/24/2022

Total Number of Tests and Re-tests 

29,966

Positive Results 

1,909

Distribution of Positive Cases

Active Cases 

In Custody 

152

Hospitalizations


0

Mortalities

COVID-19 - Cause of Death

0

COVID-19 - Contributory Cause of Death

0

2022 COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Updated 5/24/2022

Total Number of Vaccines Administered

843

Total Number of Vaccine Refusals

303

Distribution of Vaccines Administered

Johnson & Johnson  
Vaccines Administered 

8

Moderna 
 Vaccines Administered 

835

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.
  • Patients/inmates with a positive supplemental screen are placed in Medical Observation/Isolation and offered testing for COVID-19.
  • Patients/inmates with a negative supplemental screen are placed by MCSO in ‘Cohort housing’ for fourteen (14) days and are monitored for symptoms of COVID-19 before going to the general population.
  • Any patient/inmate from a ‘Cohort 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, the housing unit is placed under Quarantine and is offered testing. Additionally, all patients/inmates from the ‘Cohort housing’ who test positive are placed in Medical Observation/Isolation.
  • 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 fourteen (14) 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 


  1. 65M Affordable Housing

    Valley to See $65M in Affordable Housing Projects Approved by Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

    The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved an additional $35 million in funding for the development of affordable housing units across the region and to facilitate homeownership through down payment assistance programs. Read on...
  2. NACo-Award-Winners

    Maricopa County Wins 43 National Achievement Awards

    Maricopa County is being recognized nationally for programs that help individuals and families navigate a world changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  3. Heat shelter beds

    Maricopa County, City of Phoenix Partner to Offer Heat Relief to People Experiencing Homelessness

    Just as the summer heat settles into the Valley of the Sun, Maricopa County and the City of Phoenix have partnered to open a facility in central Phoenix that will provide relief from the soaring summer heat for up to 200 people experiencing homelessness. Read on...

COVID-19 VIDEOS AND PRESS CONFERENCES