Quorum Court: COVID aid helps buy body scanner at Columbia County Detention Center

by | Jan 4, 2022 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Columbia County Detention Center received a major safety and security upgrade this week after a new piece of scanning equipment was purchased with a portion of the county’s federally-issued coronavirus relief funds.

The new full-body scanning machine will not only help detect abnormal body temperatures of inmates to protect against the spread of the COVID-19 virus, but it will also help detect any security concerns by new or returning inmates into the jail population.

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