Latest information on COVID-19 in federal correctional institutions

Important: Visitors to Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) institutions and offices are required to wear a mask. CSC continues to follow Public Service Occupational Health Program COVID-19 Guidance, which requires masks to be worn in all Government of Canada workplaces.

This information is updated regularly to provide the most up-to-date information about the COVID-19 situation at Correctional Service Canada (CSC).

COVID-related information

CSC constantly monitors the public health situation in each region, including community transmission, and makes decisions to increase access to sites based on risk levels. CSC also consults public health and local occupational health and safety and inmate committees prior to implementing any plans.

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General information

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As part of the ongoing effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and its variants within our institutions, CSC has implemented a mandatory asymptomatic testing program for staff for January 2022.

Information for offenders and visitors

CSC is committed to keeping federal offenders and their visitors up to date on information about COVID-19 through regular messages from CSC’s Commissioner, facts sheets, and other products:


News releases about COVID-19

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For more information on COVID-19, please visit and follow CSC on Facebook and Twitter for updates:

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