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The Centers for Disease Control has updated its Guidance on Management of COVID-19 in Homeless Service Sites and in Correctional and Detention Facilities
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The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected staff and residents of correctional facilities, and the impact goes beyond physical health. Protecting the community has required
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
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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
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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
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
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
COVID-19: Steps to an Effective Response Webinar Presented March 13, 2020 View the webinar (streaming) Slides and Resources (PDF): Dr Anne Spaulding Slides NCCHC