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Yates County Jail to resume in-person visits this Saturday

Visits to inmates at the Yates County Jail will resume this Saturday as certain COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

Sheriff Ron Spike suspended all jail visits on January 10, 2022 to limit the spread of COVID within the facility, according to The Chronicle Express.

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The Yates County website states non-contact visits are now allowed on Saturdays and Sundays. All visitors must schedule an appointment by calling (315) 536-5175. Visitors must be checked in at least 15 minutes prior to their scheduled visit time.

Visitation hours are as follows: 

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Visitors must also adhere to COVID protocol. They are required to obtain a temperature check, maintain social distancing, wear a mask, and limit visits to 30 minutes to allow for sanitation between visitation hours.

Spike said jail administrative staff will consider lifting all restrictions after monitoring special visitation rollout.



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