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Visiting Alerts and Prison Lockdown Information


Visiting Alerts and Prison Lockdown Information
Visiting reminder: Appropriate dress is required for all visitors, inappropriate dress will cause a denial of visit. Please see the visiting rule​ for detailed information. 
Santiam Correctional Institution: Afternoon visiting is canceled August 19 due to an institution event. (posted 8/14/17)
ALL INSTITUTIONS: Due to the 8/21 Solar Eclipse and the amount of traffic the state is anticipating, we are canceling visiting statewide for all institutions for the day.
Oregon will be one of the more popular states to view the eclipse - estimated to have an additional 1 million people traveling to Oregon for the event. 
Lodging in cities across the state are booked for August 18–21, and traffic is projected to be extremely congested with the possibility of gridlock in some areas. 
Friends and family are encouraged to take this into consideration before traveling for visits during this time frame. (posted 7/6/17)
Deer Ridge Correctional Institution: In addition to the statewide visiting closure for Monday, 8/21, DRCI in Madras has canceled visiting for Friday, 8/18, Saturday, 8/19, and Sunday, 8/20.
Based on DRCI's location in the high desert of Central Oregon, typical weather patterns, and unobstructed views, the city of Madras has been identified by many Solar Eclipse experts as one of the premier viewing locations in the US.
Due to the congested roadways throughout Oregon, and for the safety of families and friends as well as not to further contribute to the already congested roadways, all visiting at DRCI these days will be canceled. (posted 8/1/17)
Powder River Correctional Facility: In addition to the statewide visiting closure for Monday, 8/21, PRCF in Baker City has canceled visiting for Saturday, 8/19 and Sunday, 8/20 due to the extreme influx in traffic. (posted 7/26/17)
Santiam Correctional Institution: Afternoon visiting is canceled August 25 due to the GED graduation. (posted 8/14/17)
Santiam Correctional Institution: Afternoon visiting is canceled August 26 & 27 due to the Friends and Family BBQ. (posted 8/14/17)
Two Rivers Correctional Institution: Due to the Pow Wow event on Saturday, August 26, the visiting room will be closed for regular visiting. It will reopen on Sunday, August 27. (posted 8/7/17)
Powder River Correctional Facility: 5th Annual Family Day, Saturday, August 26, 11:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Powder River Correctional Facility invites you and your family to participate in the 5th Annual Family Day. Family Day was created to bring families together for a greater understanding on the positive changes toward recovery and planning for a successful transition home.
Menu: Cheeseburger, Hot Dog, Chips, Fruit, and Cookies
Pre-registration is required by August 4:
·         Maximum of 5 guests per adult in custody
·         All guests must be on approved visitors list
Participation Cost:
·         $5 per adult in custody
·         $4 per guest (There will be no charge for children under 2 years old.)
PRCF Saturday, August 26, 2017: For those inmates who are participating in the Family Day:
Visiting Hours will take place from 11:15am-3:30pm.
(No early visiting due to the size of the event)
Visitors and Adults in custody will be required to follow the visiting dress code.
There will NOT be any regular visiting outside the Family Day Event on Saturday.
For those inmates who are not participating in the event, visits will only take place on Sunday.
PRCF Sunday, August 27, 2017: Visiting will be modified. In anticipation of a large amount of visitors and the limited space in our visiting room, visiting will be limited to a maximum of 15 groups for a one-hour visit. There will be two - one hour visiting sessions for both the morning and afternoon. Visitors will only be allowed to visit during one of the visiting sessions for the day. A sign up sheet will be available at the Family Day Event on Saturday.
(posted 7/6/17)
Santiam Correctional Institution: Visiting is canceled September 9 due to the SCI Annual Powwow.  (posted 8/14/17)
Columbia River Correctional Facility: Afternoon visiting will be canceled Sunday, September 10, 2017 due to the Powwow. (posted 2/17/17)
Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution: Incentive Luncheons will be held in the EOCI visiting room (maintains regular visiting, no cancelations) on October 12 and 19 for Incentive level 3 inmates only. (posted 7/31/17) 
Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution: The EOCI inmate children’s Christmas event will be December 9, this event will cancel regular visiting for the day and is open to Incentive Level 3 inmates only. (posted 7/31/17)
Snake River Correctional Institution: Minimum and Medium visiting will be hosting a Thanksgiving Meal for families from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. 
Snake River Correctional Institution will be offering the opportunity for friends and family to share in a Thanksgiving meal together. This event will be on Thanksgiving Day November 23, 2017 at 11 a.m.  The event will be at the medium Visiting Center. Visitors must be on a current approved list to visit and participate. If you have questions you can contact M. Vokral through the Institution Operator.
The menu for the Thanksgiving meal will be as follows:
½ lb. of roasted Turkey
½ lb. potato / gravy
½ lb. Stuffing
4 oz. cranberry sauce
2 rolls
Beverages will only be available through the coffee shop and vending machines. The cost of each individually package is $13.00 dollars. There is a limited number of available seats, they will accommodate as many people as possible. (updated posted 8/7/17)