Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention
Two former inmates test positive for COVID-19, the first confirmed cases at King County correctional facilities
The King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention had its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 when two former inmates recently tested positive. The Health and Medical Area Command, operated by Public Health – Seattle & King County, is working to locate both former inmates and connect them with all available resources.
King County jails have quickly reduced the number of people in custody by more than 600 adults, following direction by Executive Constantine
Following direction by King County Executive Dow Constantine, the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention has quickly reduced the number of people in custody, providing the staff with more opportunities to keep everyone in correctional facilities safe and healthy.