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Educate Your Patients and Coworkers About the COVID-19 Vaccine

As our approach to COVID-19 takes a new turn with the introduction of vaccines, it’s time to prepare for educating staff and incarcerated people on the imp… Continue Reading ›

Clinical Care of the COVID-19 Patient

by James W. Grigg, MD, Ross MacDonald, MD, and Rachael Bedard, MD.

A significant amount of national attention has focused on the risks of coronavirus… Continue Reading ›

Coping with COVID-19 in the New Year

by Joseph V. Penn, MD, CCHP-MH

As we bid farewell to 2020 and welcome 2021, I hope that you are feeling encouraged by the arrival of the COVID-19 vacc… Continue Reading ›

Your #1 Coronavirus Question, Answered

Q: I am concerned about maintaining our facility’s accreditation status because, in response to COVID, we have made some changes in the way we provide … Continue Reading ›

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 ›