Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Cove PREP to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Cove PREP.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit

A Day at Cove PREP

Cove PREP offers specialized behavioral treatment for adolescent male sex offenders.

The residents of Cove PREP follow a daily schedule that provides them with a structured routine that includes therapy groups. The following is a typical day at Cove PREP.

7:00am: Residents awake and are given time to complete their morning hygiene. All residents must clean their rooms prior to breakfast.

7:30-8:30am: Breakfast is served.

8:00-1:00pm: Residents attend school for four hours daily Monday thru Friday. The Lead Teacher evaluates every resident and an Individual Education Plan, if needed, is written.

12:00-1:30pm: Lunch is served.

12:30-2:30pm: After lunch, Sex Offender Therapy Group is held three times a week for a minimum of one hour. On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 to 2:30 residents will participate in the Extracurricular Activities Clubs.

2:30-3:30pm: Quiet time for all residents.

3:30-5:00pm: Recreational time.

5:00-6:30pm: Dinner is served.

6:30-8:00pm: Extracurricular activities.

8:00-9:00pm: Hygiene time, Snacks and TV time is allowed.

9:45pm: Lights Out.

Sex Offender Therapy Groups

Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3
Tues 12:30-1:30 Mon 1:30-2:30 Mon 1-2
Wed 1-2 Wed 1:30-2:30 DBT & Empathy Wed 1-2 DBT
Fri 1-2 DBT Fri 1:30-2:30 Fri 1-2

Extracurricular Activities Clubs

Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3
Movie Club Movie Club Movie Club
Board Game Club Board Game Club Board Game Club
Garden Club Garden Club Garden Club
Art Club Art Club Art Club
Activity Club Activity Club Activity Club

Daily Life Skills Groups

Sun. – Drug & Alcohol
Mon. – Anger Management
Tues. – Relaxation & Conflict
Wed. – Deacons
Thurs. – Conflict
Fri. – Self-Esteem
Sat. – Nutrition & Self-Care