Date & Time
Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
462 Managing COVID-19 and Lockdown in a Large Correctional Setting*

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, the largest correctional system in the country embarked on a sizeable shift in normal operations to meet dramatic new mandates from the Centers for Disease Control. Leadership dismantled silos and changed the culture to create cross-functional teams. Following six collaborative strategies focused on communications, COVID-19 testing, operations, and management provided a successful framework for optimal patient and staff outcomes throughout the pandemic.

Educational Objectives:

Discuss collaborative communication and cooperative governance with internal and external stakeholders

Differentiate the challenges and opportunities caused by management strategies for COVID-19

Review the success and sustainability resulting in the dismantling of the silo mentality

Level: Basic