- 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. – October 5, 2020 – Emails from Wisconsin prisons show that DOC and prison authorities are no longer able to prevent the ...
- 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 means that prisoners are confined to their cells for 21 hours per day. They have no control over inside temperatures ...
- Freedom’s Cause # 17 – May 24, 2020
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 tested (vs. 159 two weeks ago); 827 tests are still pending. Here is the ratio of positive tests to total ...
- Freedom’s Cause # 15 – Apr. 26, 2020
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 number of 126 completed tests. They also report that 23 persons are in isolation and 173 in quarantine. Among staff ...
- Freedom’s Cause # 14 – Apr. 12, 2020
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 96 have been tested as of Friday. In addition to the five positive tests, 26 were pending and 65 came ...
- 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… There dirty laundry is sent here. Well not Waupun. And CCI only sends there sheets here for laundering. But UW-Oshkosh ...