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The Georgia Department of Corrections protects the public by operating safe and secure facilities through the development of professional staff and effective offender management.
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GDC’s COVID-19 Response

The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) is responding with all available resources to help prevent the potential spread of Coronavirus (COVID - 19) into our facilities.

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Information Provided to Offenders

The following is a list of general COVID-19 information provided to offenders. Additional materials, including posters and a more detailed outline of COVID-19 via communication from the Warden, and display of posters around the facilities have also been provided.
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Frequently Asked Questions for Friends & Family

The GDC has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions in an effort to assist with information important to friends and family of offenders.

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For the most current public information released by the GDC, please refer to our press releases and social media channels. All updates will be provided here, as soon as they become available.

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