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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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Major FDC Press Releases and Announcements
05/21/20 FDC Partners with 211 Referral Service to Extend Inmate/Offender Support
05/18/20 FDC Extends Visitation Suspension at Correctional Institutions Statewide
05/13/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Hamilton Correctional Institution
05/11/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Apalachee Correctional Institution
05/11/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Homestead Correctional Institution
05/08/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Liberty Correctional Institution
05/06/20 FDC Recognizes Correctional Employee Appreciation Week
05/05/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Columbia Correctional Institution
04/30/20 FDC Issues COVID-19 Updates
04/19/20 FDC Correctional Officer Assaulted at Sumter Correctional Institution
04/10/20 Secretary's Second Message to Families
04/03/20 FDC Resumes Inmate Intakes, Establishes Protocols to Protect Population

Additional announcements and press releases are available.
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