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Loudon County Detention Facility to postpone visitation

Officials said this temporary suspension is in affect immediately, and will run through March 19th.
Credit: LCSO

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. — Citing concerns over the COVID-19 outbreak, officials with the Loudon County Detention Facility said they have moved to suspend regular jail visitation practices. 

"This decision was heavily weighed and is in the best interest for the continued health of our inmate population and correctional employees," the facility said in a Facebook post. 

Officials said this decision also affects property drop off, as LCSO will not be accepting any deliveries of personal property to incarcerated inmates.

This temporary suspension is in affect immediately, will run through March 19th and will be re-evaluated for March 20th visitation schedule, according to a statement.

MARCH 14, 2020 LOUDON COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY TO POSTPONE VISITAT... ION ACTIVITIES DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS LENOIR CITY, TENNESSEE - Loudon County Sheriff Tim Guider and Chief Deputy Jimmy Davis moved to suspend regular jail visitation practices due to concerns over the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

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