Christmas Day inmate visitation canceled at Grayson County prison amid COVID outbreak

Coronavirus

GRAYSON COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia Department of Corrections has recorded 64 cases associated with an outbreak in the River North Correctional Facility in Grayson County, according to a press release.

Officials say 56 inmates and 8 staff members have active cases of COVID-19, over a third of the 166 total cases since VADOC began tracking statistics.

Due to the outbreak, visitation is being restricted to the facility. The following visitation dates have been canceled:

  • Charlie 1 and 3 pods, no visitation on Dec. 18-19
  • Housing units B-3 and C-2, no visitation on Dec. 18-19 and Dec. 25-26

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