La Crosse, Wis. (WXOW): The La Crosse County Jail is taking steps to protect its inmates and personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Visitors can still communicate with jail inmates through telephone video hookups at the County Jail.
The county is also making sure that inmates have enough room to comply with CDC guidelines and practice social distancing. Cleaning has also been a priority, with staff members taking responsibility for keeping the facilities as clean as possible.
The county is also working to minimize inmate movement to protect those incarcerated, and working with healthcare professionals to care for the inmates and test for possible cases of COVID-19 as efficiently as possible.