• Doug Tjapkes

COVID Test Fails

A client comments on COVID testing at Gus Harrison CF: "Recently, the testing here has been challenging. To demonstrate, because NexGen is commercially testing prisoners, they are not required to keep accurate records of previous testing. As a result, genomic sequencing is not done, therefore, when there is a false positive reported, this rare occurrence is just accepted "as is" (without checking previous records), while prisoners are quarantined all over again. Unfortunately, this type of sub-standard healthcare has plagued the prison system, and it appears putting an end to redundant testing could be the answer."

2 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

The Elderly Struggle

A client shares concerns for elderly inmates in the MDOC: "There are so many elderly men in poor health here. It is true that convicts will often lend a hand to help them, even if it means going to th

HFP makes it happen

In that Michigan is one of only a few states in the nation that will not permit prisoners to seek documents under the Freedom of Information Act, the HFP does a lot of working helping these inmates. D

Prices go up, pay does not

A client's take on a price hike: "The vendor who provides MDOC prisoners with commissary items, The Keefe Co., have just raised prices on the majority of all items on the store and securepack lists. P