(PHOENIX) - The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry (ADCRR) is expanding its in-person visitation hours as part of the Department's Phase IV reopening. Effective immediately,visitation rooms may operate at 100 percent rated capacity. Vending machines are also now available again in the visitation units.
Due to the new visitation hours, Phase II inmates will be eligible to now receive two, four-hour blocks of in-person visits per week. Phase III inmates continue to be eligible to receive two, four-hour blocks of in-person visits per week. In-person visits will need to be scheduled in advance with the complex unit visitation office and will continue to be limited to two adult visitors and one minor child, or three people.
Video visits also remain available.
Since the phased reopening began, ACI and Intergovernmental Agreements have also been reinstated. Inmate work crews and staff will continue the use of mandatory face coverings while working off-site and CDC social distancing guidelines continue to be maintained. Returning inmate work crews will continue to be closely monitored in collaboration with Centurion, ADCRR’s contracted medical vendor. Mandatory wellness checks also continue for all ADCRR staff entering facilities.
The Department continues to follow state and CDC guidelines for congregate care settings to protect those in our custody.