Maine to Examine Prison Health Care

AUGUSTA, Maine — Concerns over prison health care have prompted Maine legislators to approve an Office of Program Evaluation & Government Accountability (OPEGA) review of the state’s prison health system.

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“Facility of the Year” Awarded in Vermont

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. — Each year, the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) recognizes a standout facility and presents them with the Facility of Year award. For 2012, the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility (CRCF) was presented with the prestigious honor.

CRCF in South Burlington, Vt., was selected for its variety of inmate programs and features that make it unique in the correctional market. CRCF was selected from nearly 500 prisons, jails and juvenile facilities accredited by NCCHC.

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