Correctional Healthcare Companies Win Muscogee County Contract

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Correctional Healthcare Companies (CHC) has been contracted by Muscogee County, Ga., to provide health care services to the area’s two correctional facilities.

As the largest provider of medical services to county jails in the nation, CHC will address health care need at the 1,100-bed Muscogee County Jail as well as the 550-bed Muscogee County Prison. The company was tasked with finding health care solutions to accommodate the county’s unique inmate population.

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Georgia Jail Creates Nation’s First Veterans Dorm

MUSCOGEE COUNTY, Ga. — Veterans returning home to Georgia may soon join other military members in a new dormitory reserved especially for them — in a jail.

In an attempt to break the cycle of recidivism, Sheriff John Darr created the new facility to give veteran-inmates services to help them deal with the issues often linked with decamping.

Since the veterans are grouped in the same area, they can bond with each other and receive medical treatment from a centralized location, staff said.

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