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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.

Click here for the most up to date information on FDC's COVID-19 response

Major FDC Press Releases and Announcements
08/07/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Taylor Correctional Institution
08/07/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Lowell Correctional Institution
08/06/20 FDC Partners with Leon County Sheriff’s Office to Increase Public Safety
08/05/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution
08/04/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Florida Women’s Reception Center
08/03/20 Florida Correctional Officer Dies After COVID-19 Complications
07/31/20 FDC Secretary, Deputy Secretary Test Positive for COVID-19
07/29/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Columbia Correctional Institution
07/19/20 FDC Recognizes Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week 2020
07/16/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Columbia CI
07/16/20 FDC Announces Hiring Bonuses
07/16/20 FDC Extends Visitation Suspension at Correctional Institutions Statewide
07/02/20 Secretary's Message to Inmates and Offenders: Find a Mentor
07/02/20 ICYMI: Governor Ron DeSantis Signs SB 1116 and SB 1118

Additional announcements and press releases are available.
Please visit the FDC Press Releases and Announcements page.

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