According to prison visitors, clinicians are monitoring inmates to keep an eye for any who may begin to show signs of starvation, but so far there have been no concerns. As of Sept. 30, 3,376 inmates in six prisons are on a hunger strike. They have missed nine or more consecutive meals since Monday, Sept. 26.
Institutions with hunger strike participants are:
- Calipatria State Prison
- Centinela State Prison
- California State Prison-Corcoran
- Ironwood State Prison
- Pelican Bay State Prison
- Salinas Valley State Prison