Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch


Press Release

November 9, 2022

Weekend Visitation Canceled at all FDC Institutions

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) announced the cancelation of weekend visitation for all correctional institutions statewide Thursday, November 10; Friday, November 11; Saturday, November 12; and Sunday November 13 in response to Tropical Storm Nicole. Staff resources are devoted to emergency response efforts.

The cancelation is effective through November 13, and includes all major institutions, work camps, work release centers and annex facilities.

FDC looks forward to resuming normal visitation as soon as possible. To receive visitation updates, please text “FDCVISIT” to 888-777.

Individuals are encouraged to visit the Department website or social media channels prior to contacting individual institutions. Frequent updates regarding visitation 


As Florida's largest state agency, and the third largest state prison system in the country, FDC employs 24,000 members, incarcerates 80,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.

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