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The Office of Communications is responsible for providing accurate, transparent and timely information about the Department and its facilities to inquiring members of the media. The team assists media in understanding Florida’s correctional system, facilitates media engagement at institutional events and coordinates inmate interviews in line with FDC policy and state laws.

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FDC Press Releases and Announcements
04/03/20 Department of Health Launches New Covid-19 Community Action Survey
04/03/20 FDC Resumes Inmate Intakes, Establishes Protocols to Protect Population
03/30/20 PRIDE Inmates Increase Production of Much-Needed Supplies
03/28/20 Secretary's Message to Families
03/12/20 FDC Public Announcement: Complimentary Communication Credits
03/11/20 FDC Suspends Visitation at Correctional Institutions Statewide
03/02/20 Secretary's Message to Inmates and Offenders: Find Hope
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