Effective immediately all non-essential visitation at the Muskegon County Jail will be on hold until further notice due to concerns around COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus.
The measures go into effect Thursday March 12, at 12 pm. The situation will be reviewed and revised as the situation continues to develop.
Lieutenant Matthew Smith is the current Jail Administrator.
The newly constructed Muskegon County Jail opened in 2015 and is a 542 bed facility operating 24 hours a day 7 days a week with 4 shift supervisors (Sergeants) and 48 corrections officers working rotating shifts.
The jail has its own medical offices, laundry and kitchen that produces over 200,000 meals a year.