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Are COs tested yearly for TB?

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Jail Standards (the governing body/organization for county jails) says we have to test for TB on inmates within 7 days of intake. If we have medical information from a transferring facility showing where they have already been tested, or we have had them in our facility (too often the case!) we do not re-test them until a year has passed... full thread


Food and Agriculture

Terry Campbell
Our topics this month looks at prison food and agriculture programs. Many states have revised food service goals to include improvements in the quality of foods and to utilize more local foods when applicable. This will be dependent on product costs, location, and shipping costs. Also, many states are looking at more fresh fruits, vegetables, and other healthy food options... .. full story

Also this week:


  • August – Food and Agriculture – Coverage of food service issues and agriculture in corrections editor@corrections.com]

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Nurse Practitioner (Comprehensive Nurse Practitioner II - Medical Services)

The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. For detailed information on County of Orange, please go to www.ocgov.com...

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