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Free Webinar: COVID-19 Behind Bars and Its Aftermath: Critical Reflections on the Pandemic and New Directions for Ethics and Policy

June 14, 3 pm Central
This event sponsored by  Johns Hopkins School of Public Health will provide new insights from a study focused on the … Continue Reading ›

Webinar Highlights New CDC Guidance for Correctional and Detention Facilities

On May 19, Liesl Hagan, MPH, Senior Scientist for Correctional Health, Office of the Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Contr… Continue Reading ›

National Drug Control Strategy Highlights Opportunities, Barriers to MOUD in Corrections

By Alison O Jordan, LCSW, MSW, CCHP. Ms. Jordan represents the American Public Health Association on the NCCHC Board of Representatives.

The Whit… Continue Reading ›

Misperceptions of Correctional Mental Health: It’s Time to Drop the Old Stereotypes

Correctional mental health services are often criticized with broad-brush comments citing conditions and services that, in many jurisdictions, are a thing o… Continue Reading ›

Journal of Correctional Health Care Offers Free Access to Female Health Care Issue for February

Read this special issue with free access until March 1, 2022. Nine articles focus on the female health care experience within corrections and include topics… Continue Reading ›

CDC Webinar on COVID-19 for Corrections on Jan. 20

CDC’s COVID-19 Response Corrections and Homelessness Section has announced a webinar, “Quarantine and Isolation in Correctional Facilities and H… Continue Reading ›

Pandemic Taking a Toll on Correctional Health Care Staff

NCCHC surveyed Certified Correctional Health Professionals (CCHPs) to get a view of morale in the field as the end of 2021 approached. 150 responding CCHPs … Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Seeks Input on COVID Vaccine Encouragement Programs

NCCHC is working on a media campaign to encourage correctional staff and incarcerated people to get vaccinated. We are seeking information on what is worki… Continue Reading ›

CDC Operation Expanded Testing: No-Cost COVID-19 Testing for Corrections

As we move into the third year of COVID-19, Operation Expanded Testing provides a great opportunity for correctional facilities to expand s… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Board Approves Updated Position Statement on Naloxone in Correctional Facilities

In light of new reports on lives saved in jails, the NCCHC Governance Board has updated the NCCHC Position Statement on Naloxone in Correctional Facilities … Continue Reading ›