Risk-reduction protocols spelled out in the Executive Order include:

• Screening everyone who enters or leaves a facility, including staff, offenders and vendors.

• Restricting all visits, except for attorney-related visits.

• Limiting off-site appointments except for urgent or emergency medical treatment.

• Developing and implementing a protocol for incarcerated persons with COVID-19 symptoms.

• Providing appropriate personal protection equipment to all staff as recommended by the CDC to the fullest extent possible.

• Instituting stringent cleaning of all areas and surfaces on a regular and ongoing basis.

• Ensuring access to adequate personal-hygiene supplies.

• Practicing social distancing in all programs and classrooms.

• Minimizing crowding.

Those identified by the order as potentially eligible for early release from jails or local lockups include inmates who are aging or those with chronic conditions, pregnant women or people nearing their release date, and anyone incarcerated for a traffic violation and failure to appear or failure to pay.

Information around this outbreak is changing rapidly. The latest information is available at Michigan.gov/Coronavirus and CDC.gov/Coronavirus.