Infection Control

Comprehensive Infection Control Advisor

The Office of the Ombudsman, comprised of staff and advisors with decades of collective experience in healthcare, corrections, and infection control, monitors infection prevention practices including the environmental cleaning processes and procedures at the DOC.

The Office continually works with the DOC to implement current industry best practices and provide ongoing input and support on the efficiency of the DOC environmental cleaning program, including through training and education.

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Recent Infection Control Information​

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    Access Historical Standards and Guidelines​

    Click here to access the historical Standards and Guidelines. 

    Access Historical Reports to the Massachusetts Legislature and EOPSS​

    To view a specific report that the Office of the Ombudsman previously submitted to either the Joint Committee on the Judiciary and the Joint Committee on Public Health (Joint Committees) or EOPSS, click on the particular report that you want to view immediately below.

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    Report 26 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 17 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 25 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 91 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 24 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 48 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 23 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 21 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 22 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 45 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 21 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 81 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 20 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 97 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 19 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 38 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 18 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 26 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 17 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 79 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 16 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 44 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 15 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 37 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 14 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 45 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 13 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 47 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 12 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 55 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 11 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 54 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 10 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 52 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 09 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 73 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 08 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 52 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 07 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 46 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 06 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 50 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 05 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 51 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 04 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 26 downloads
    Compliance report November 8, 2023
    Report 03 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 23 downloads
    Compliance report November 9, 2021
    Report 02 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 23 downloads
    Compliance report November 9, 2021
    Report 01 – Office of the Ombudsman – Massachusetts Department of Correction COVID-19 Update & Mitigation Compliance Report
    1 35 downloads
    Compliance report November 9, 2021

      Infection Control Resources

      The resources below are a non-exhaustive list. The Office of the Ombudsman does not endorse or support any resource particularly, and the list is subject to change.

      Resources include: