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5-20-2020

CHJ reopening Service Center for Limited Service


Plans have been put in place for the service center to reopen in June. 

Attention: If interested in returning to work, please email cajetan@healthjustice.net

4-29-2020

Stay-At-Home Order Extended To May 15


Attention: If interested in returning to work, please email cajetan@healthjustice.net 

4-10-2020

Stay-At-Home Order Extended To May 15


Stay-At-Home Order Extended To May 15, More Angelenos Need To Physically Distance To Stop Spread - via LAist.

4-8-2020

MCJ update on COVID-19 Infections


Twenty-five employees of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, and four inmates in the jail system it administers have tested positive for COVID-19. 

Sheriff’s officials have stated the data on COVID-19 within the department and jail system would be updated daily at 9 a.m.

4-1-2020

MCJ still not having classes


“At this point, we are still not any programming any classes or allowing providers to provide EBI inmates with classes. There is no date of when programming will return with instructors.” -  Deputy Aguirre

Check back here for regularly for any changes or updates.

3-31-2020

No New Updates


No siginificant changes or updates for today.

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3-30-2020

Social Distancing Extended


The Social Distancing order has been extended to April 30th, 2020.

MCJ and CHJ is looking into Distance Learning as a way to adapt to the current crisis and its future implications.

Check back here for regularly for any changes or updates.

3-27-2020

No New Updates


No siginificant changes or updates for today.

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3-26-2020

No New Updates


No siginificant changes or updates for today.

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3-25-2020

No New Updates


No siginificant changes or updates for today.

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3-24-2020

No New Updates


No siginificant changes or updates for today.

There have been conversations about using video conferencing for EBI in the future, but nothing has been confirmed. 

Check back here for regularly for any changes or updates.

3-23-2020

EBI Officially Cancelled


All EBI Programming and associated programming at MCJ is cancelled until further notice.

We appreciate your consideration and patience in this matter.

Check back here for regularly for any changes or updates.

3-21-2020

MCJ LOCKDOWN


We received word late yesterday, that Men’s Central Jail will be on lockdown for an indefinite period.

CHJ staff will be working primarily from home during this time.

Check back here for rgularly for any changes or updates.

3-20-2020

UPDATE TO MCJ ACCESS


Governor Gavin Newsom has issued a “Stay at Home” order for the State of California.

As of today, Men’s Central Jail has granted CHJ limited access for EBI.

This status is tentative and will be updated day to day.  

Check back here for updates and changes. 


3-16-2020

COVID-19 STAFF UPDATES


Due to concerns around the COVID-19 coronavirus, CHJ will be making changes involving staff and scheduling.

Check back here regularly for updates, as we’ll be providing more information as we receive it.  

Staff should be able to file for temporary unemployment benefits.

If you need to stay home for caregiving you should also qualify for UI or paid family leave during this time: https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm




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