Montana must act to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in prisons and jails
March 26, 2020
In the face of a public health crisis more serious than any of us have seen in our lifetime, we all feel vulnerable. In our best attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19, we listen to public health experts and close schools, cancel gatherings and events, and practice social distancing, staying home — and away from other people — except for the most essential needs. It’s vital advice coming from public health experts to flatten the curve, ensure that our health care systems can function, and save as many lives as possible.
People in Montana’s prisons and jails are some of the most v...