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Utah State Prison to resume in-person visits

Utah State Prison
Posted at 3:23 PM, Jun 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-16 17:22:59-04

DRAPER — For the first time since the start of the pandemic, inmates will be allowed to receive in-person visits at the Utah State Prison in Draper.

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Visitations will resume Friday at the prison and the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison.

According to the Utah Department of Corrections, each inmate will be allowed one 40-minute in-person visit each month, or one 30-minute tablet visit.

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Up to two visitors will be allowed during each visit as long as they meet the following requirements:

  • Will need to be 18 and above
  • Live in the same household (must be verified)
  • Must not have been out of the country in the last 30 days
  • Must not have been around anyone with Covid-19 for the last 14 days
  • Must have a temperature less than 100 degrees when arriving on prison property
  • Must wear a mask
  • No physical contact between inmates and visitors will be permitted

Those wishing to make a visit must still schedule one in advance.