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Middleton Jail and House of Correction

The Middleton House of Correction is a prison in Middleton, MA, managed by the Essex County Sheriff's Department. The facility experienced a major outbreak of Covid-19 in November, 2021, during which 57 people detained in the prison along with eight employees tested positive for the virus in a period of two days. Andrew daMota, attorney with the Committee for Public Counsel Services who represents William Lopez (currently detained in the prison), stated in a brief filed in Lopez’s case, “I have directly observed nearly every single corrections officer violate mask protocol," further noting that "replacement masks and soap are not readily available to inmates." 

20 Manning Ave, Middleton, MA 01949

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