This story was told by a person incarcerated at an ICE/Private-Contractor facility.
UCI: Oh, I see. Okay, another question I have is how has the vaccination situation been like at your facility?
Caller: They haven’t been evacuating anyone really. I have a– after I got the vaccine, they gave me a test and they said that I tested positive for it.
UCI: Oh, you tested positive after you were vaccinated?
UCI: Oh my goodness. Are you currently COVID positive?
Caller: I haven’t had a test in a while but I have paperwork that says I had tested positive at one time.
UCI: How was that like for you being incarcerated and going through COVID?
Caller: It was really stressful.
UCI: Did they provide you with any medications or anything to help you fight it?
Caller: Not really. I mean I told them I was sick and then- well because, they were paying people literally– putting 50 dollars on their books to get the vaccine.
UCI: Oh, they were getting like a-.
Caller: Like right now if you’re unvaccinated, they’ll put 50 dollars on your books if you get the vaccine.