Corrections officials say inmates, prison staff will be vaccinated in February
January 27, 2021
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections expects to start administering Covid-19 vaccine doses next month, director Scott Crow said Wednesday during an agency board meeting.
Every state-run and private prison in Oklahoma has provided corrections officials with a detailed vaccine distribution plan, Crow said. Priority will be given to prison medical personnel, followed by staff and inmates. Vaccination is optional for all three groups.
Staff and residents in congregate living areas are listed in Phase 2E of the state's vaccine distribution plan, behind older adults and K-12 teachers and supp...