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NCCHC’s New Board Chair Shares His Thoughts about Coping with COVID-19

by Joseph V. Penn, MD, CCHP-MH:

I was recently asked how correctional health care has changed since the last time I was NCCHC chairman in 2008 and 200… Continue Reading ›

COVID information and more at the National Conference

The National Conference on Correctional Health Care, taking place online November 2-4, features a full slate of sessions for all aspects of correctional heal… Continue Reading ›

Taking the Long Road Back: One Facility’s Journey From the COVID-19 Crisis

Kearny, New Jersey, the home of the Hudson County Correctional Center, is nine miles from Manhattan. On a regular day, it can seem pretty far from the bustle… Continue Reading ›

Addressing Racism in Correctional Health Care

by Wendi Wills El-Amin, MD, and Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD

In eight minutes and 46 seconds, the world witnessed a profound tragedy. That duration, the ti… Continue Reading ›

Reflections on Juvenile Services, COVID-19, and Quality Improvement

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P
Managing Director, NCCHC Resources

I recently had a unique opportunity to spend several days within a large, statewid… Continue Reading ›

Standards Q&A – COVID, Physicals, DNR

by Jim Martin, MPSA, CCHP,vice president of program development

Access to Care in the Time of COVID-19

Q: We have a question … Continue Reading ›

COVID-19 in Correctional Facilities: Screening, Testing, Race and Ethnicity

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CAE, FACPM, CCHP-P

In March 2020, NCCHC partnered with researchers from the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School to… Continue Reading ›

A Word About Coronavirus Testing

By Brent R. Gibson, MD, MPH, CAE, FACPM, CCHP-P

A Review

As the nation gets back to work and many pat… Continue Reading ›

Correctional Health, Public Health & COVID-19

by Alison O. Jordan, MSW, LCSW

“Correctional health is public health”—We say this often, but what does it mean?

It means that the correct… Continue Reading ›

COVID-19 Weekly Roundtable For Law Enforcement & Correctional Health Care Webinar

Updated May 15, 2020

National experts in correctional health care and public health share perspectives and answer questions from participants on COVID… Continue Reading ›