COVID-19

Columbia Correctional Institution

Oshkosh Correctional Institution

  • October 5, 2020: DOC cannot contain spread of COVID-19
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbia Correctional in on lockdown. Oshkosh Correctional no longer has a place to isolate people testing positive for COVID-19. Everyone is in danger, and DOC is responsible for neglecting its people. MILWAUKEE, WIS. – ...
  • Freedom’s Cause # 21 – July 26, 2020
    July 26, 2020 HEAT WAVE IN OSCI Milwaukee IWOC organized a phone zap on Wednesday, July 22, after multiple reports of intolerable conditions in Oshkosh CI during a recent heat wave. The prison remains on lockdown, which ...
  • Freedom’s Cause # 17 – May 24, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS UPDATES As of Friday (May 22), the DOC reports that there are 36 active positive cases (vs. 7 two weeks ago) and 18 recovered positive cases among ‘persons in their care’. 1,283 persons have been ...
  • Freedom’s Cause # 15 – Apr. 26, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS UPDATES As of Friday (4/24), WI DOC reports that 14 incarcerated people have tested positive for the corona virus (8 at OSCI, 4 at MSDF, and 2 at CCI). This is out of a total ...
  • Freedom’s Cause # 14 – Apr. 12, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS UPDATES As of Friday afternoon (April 10), nine prison employees and five inmates in Wisconsin have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Corrections Department. Of the approximately 23,000 people incarcerated in the state, just ...
  • Soiled covid -19 linens will come here – 3/23/2020
    Covid-19 in OSCI? Not yet. But I did see where CCI and Waupun have it. Plus I know UW-Oshkosh has been asked to house covid-19 patients. Well all of those institutions have one thing in common… ...

Waupun Correctional Institution

  • Freedom’s Cause # 17 – May 24, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS UPDATES As of Friday (May 22), the DOC reports that there are 36 active positive cases (vs. 7 two weeks ago) and 18 recovered positive cases among ‘persons in their care’. 1,283 persons have been ...
  • Freedom’s Cause # 15 – Apr. 26, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS UPDATES As of Friday (4/24), WI DOC reports that 14 incarcerated people have tested positive for the corona virus (8 at OSCI, 4 at MSDF, and 2 at CCI). This is out of a total ...
  • Freedom’s Cause # 13 – Mar. 22, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS UPDATES -Eighteen prisoners were quarantined and 11 prison medical workers been sent home after a doctor at Waupun Correctional Institution was infected with coronavirus. Warden Brian Foster was not specific about who had been infected, ...
  • Freedom’s Cause # 12 – Mar. 9, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS A contact in GBCI sent us this: ‘Staff in this institution and all institutions in the DOC are especially inconsiderate of us inmates. How? They repeatedly do not take sick days when they are ...
  • Waupun Correctional Institution has done little to nothing – 3/19/2020
    Waupun Correctional Institution has done little to nothing to stop the spread of the coronavirus! Today (3/19/20) during showers there was an abundant amount of correctional officer’s (c/o’s) conducting showers, I counted at least 20. ...