Buena Vista Correctional Facility
Coronavirus lockdowns in prisons test limits of Colorado’s rules on solitary confinement
To slow the spread of COVID-19, the Colorado Department of Corrections isolated inmates in single-person cells, sometimes for weeks or months. The state says people should be in solitary for no more than 15 days.
For incarcerated youth in Colorado, the coronavirus pandemic isn’t over yet
Colorado ranks among the 12 states with the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 diagnoses in juvenile detention facilities.