Hiland Mountain Correctional Center has 109 active cases of COVID-19 as of Monday. That’s up from just three cases a week ago.
The statewide union that represents correctional officers is still waiting for more information from the Department of Corrections after asking for help finding temporary housing for officers.
After a contentious confirmation process, Williams says he’s now focused on re-establishing relationships between the department, employees and communities.
Acting Corrections Commissioner Dean Williams says he’s moving forward, to address what he sees as needed changes to the department.