The COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Should Know (For Loved Ones of Those Who are Incarcerated)
History shows that prisons, jails, and detention centers are not designed to be sites of health care and well-being. They are sites of punishment with a track record of unethical, inhumane, and degrading treatment of individuals. These problems make even more important the need to 1) understand what COVID-19 is and 2) choose options that both safeguard constitutional rights and protect the health of your loved ones.
Addressing the Public Health Crisis of U.S. Carceral Facilities: An Integrated and Equitable Approach
The SARS-CoV-2 virus and resultant coronavirus disease (COVID19) have caused unprecedented suffering among incarcerated individuals since the beginning of the pandemic. Vaccines are a necessary but insufficient component to what should be a comprehensive, immediate, and ethical response to COVID-19 in carceral settings across the United States.
The COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Should Know (For Incarcerated Individuals)
History shows that prisons, jails, and detention centers are not designed to be sites of health care and well-being. This information sheet provides necessary information about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccine for people who are incarcerated.