SLC Sheriff Bigwarfe extends jail visitation suspension until Jun 1

CANTON, NY —  Correctional facilities face unique challenges in order to prevent and control infectious diseases such as COVID-19. Preventing and mitigating transmission not only protects the health of incarcerated individuals and staff members, it also protects the health of our community.

In an effort to safeguard the health of our incarcerated individuals, employees and our community against COVID-19, Sheriff Brooks Bigwarfe in consultation with St. Lawrence County Public Health have extended the suspension of visitation at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility until June 1, 2020.

Clergy and attorneys needing access to parishioners or clients should contact 315-379-2367 to pre-arrange appointments for admittance for secure visitation, arrangements will remain at the discretion of the sheriff.