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CDC Publishes Guidance on Use of Disinfectants to Reduce Viral Surface Contamination in Correctional Facilities

Workers in correctional facilities, as well as incarcerated persons who are assigned to work details, may be exposed to viral pathogens if communal, high-to… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Standards and Hepatitis

For World Hepatitis Day, July 28, a reminder of what the standards have to say about hepatitis.

Q: Our state performs hepatitis … Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Releases Position Statement Supporting Provision of Health Records to Patients Upon Release From Incarceration

As a member of the policy and research committee and someone whose career has focused on health information technology and health services admini… Continue Reading ›

Leading in Difficult Times: COVID-19 & Beyond

Part 4 of a conversation with Esmaeil Porsa, MD, MPH, MBA, CCHP-P, CCHP-A, Ron Charpentier, MBA, and Kevin Counihan, with Brent Gibson, … Continue Reading ›

LGBTQ+ Resources

For Pride Month, we have assembled a list of LGBTQ+ resources for those who work in corrections, health care, or social services. If you have additional re… Continue Reading ›

Milwaukee County Sheriff: ‘Historic’ NCCHC Accreditation Marks Jail’s ‘Transformation’

Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, gave a press conference on May 18 marking the news that the Milwaukee County Jail had earned NCCHC … Continue Reading ›

Leading in Difficult Times: Is Perception Reality

Part 2 of a conversation with Esmaeil Porsa, MD, MPH, MBA, CCHP-P, CCHP-A, Ron Charpentier, MBA, and Kevin Counihan, moderated by Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCH… Continue Reading ›

Leading in Difficult Times: Funding Challenges and Partnerships

Part 1 of a conversation with Esmaeil Porsa, MD, MPH, MBA, CCHP-P, CCHP-A, Ron Charpentier, MBA, and Kevin Counihan, moderated by Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCH… Continue Reading ›

Good News for Correctional Providers: Prescribing Buprenorphine Just Got Simpler

Earlier this week, the Department of Health and Human Services announced a new practice guideline that removes barriers for providers when obtaining the “… Continue Reading ›

Rhode Island DOC’s Vaccine Acceptance Success Story

Millions of Americans are being vaccinated against COVID-19 every day, bringing us closer and closer to the goal of herd immunity. But in the nation’s jai… Continue Reading ›