COVID-19 Press Releases

Prisons Temporarily Suspends and Consolidates Some Facility Operations Due to COVID-19 Issues
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Prisons’ leadership is consolidating some of its operations to help mitigate the surge of COVID-19 in North Carolina and its impact on the prison system.

State Prison Offender Dies after Testing Positive for COVID-19
Monday, November 23, 2020

An Alexander Correctional Institution offender with pre-existing medical conditions, who tested positive for COVID-19, has died at a hospital.

State Prison Offender Dies after Testing Positive for COVID-19
Tuesday, November 10, 2020

A Tabor Correctional Institution offender with pre-existing medical conditions, who tested positive for COVID-19, has died at a hospital.

Application period closing for NC HOPE rent and utility assistance program
Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The application period for the N.C. Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program will close at 6 p.m. tomorrow.

State Prison Offender Dies after Testing Positive for COVID-19
Thursday, October 29, 2020

A Pender Correctional Institution offender with pre-existing medical conditions, who tested positive for COVID-19, has died at a hospital.

State Prison Offender Dies after Testing Positive for COVID-19
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

A Pender Correctional Institution offender with pre-existing medical conditions, who tested positive for COVID-19, has died at a hospital.

Governor Cooper Announces Applications Open for New Rent and Utility Assistance Program
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that applications are now being accepted for the N.C.

Prisons Implements Staff COVID-19 Testing Pilot Project
Monday, October 12, 2020

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice - Prisons will test all staff at three prisons in a pilot project aimed at improving staff health and safety, as well as reducing the potential

State Prison Offender Dies after Testing Positive for COVID-19
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

A Greene Correctional Institution offender with pre-existing medical conditions, who tested positive for COVID-19, has died at a hospital.

NCNG has restarted COVID-19 relief operations
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

At the request of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the North Carolina National Guard has restarted COVID-19 relief operations supporting food banks and rapid testing for