COVID-19 and Iowa's Prison Population

This impact report provides a summary of COVID-19 and Iowa’s prison population through June 30, 2020. Specifically, it details the spread of COVID-19 among incarcerated individuals and correctional staff, the characteristics of the current Iowa prison population, and the change in admissions and releases since the proclamation of the COVID-19 emergency on March 13, 2020. The report relies on publicly available data from the Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC).

Rogers, E. & Grodnitzky, N. B. COVID-19 and Iowa's Prison Population. : University of Iowa Publc Policy Center.