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A Moment for Corrections in Pride Month

 

As Pride Month draws to a close, NCCHC seeks to highlight the intersection of the challenges of people of c… Continue Reading ›

A Major Step Forward for Opioid Treatment in Corrections

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

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, … 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 ›

New Opportunties to Save Lives in Jails and Prisons Amidst Twin Crises

After two decades of a growing opioid crisis, we are now confronting a second crisis – the COVID-19 pandemic. With no proven treatments or vaccines, th… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Calls on President, Legislators to Support Adequate PPE for Corrections

NCCHC has received many inquiries regarding a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) for correctional staff and inmates. A recent study completed with r… Continue Reading ›

Guidance for Telemedicine – Start the Innovation Engines

As April starts, the country remains in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic. Communities nationwide are facing issues of quarantine and isolation, loss of job… 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 ›

COVID-19 Q&A

Questions and answers have been moved to the new COVID-19 section of the NCCHC website.

Questions and answers are representative of those we receive f… Continue Reading ›