Dawn Wooten, left, spoke at a Sept. 15 news conference in Atlanta about conditions at the Irwin County Detention Center. Wooten submitted a whistleblower complaint on Monday alleging medical neglect and unsafe conditions that promoted the spread of COVID-19 at the facility.

Dawn Wooten, left, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, listens to a speaker at a Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 news conference in Atlanta protesting conditions at the immigration jail. Wooten says authorities denied COVID-19 tests to immigrants, performed questionable hysterectomies and shredded records in a complaint filed to the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)