This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
August 1, 2000 | Program Results Report
The Institute for Law and Policy Planning, Inc., Berkeley, Calif., carried out a study of tuberculosis (TB) screening and treatment procedures in jails and community-based health care facilities in two representative California counties.
July 24, 2006 | Program Results Report
The University of Miami compared the costs of in-prison and aftercare substance abuse treatment services for criminal offenders with the savings resulting from fewer days of reincarceration.
August 23, 2010 | Story
San Francisco physician receives 2010 RWJF Community Health Leader Award for work with ex-offenders and their families.
December 1, 2011 | Program Results Report
Community Oriented Correctional Health Services expanded its juvenile offender program to an additional site and negotiated for a third. The program connects juvenile offenders with health services during and after detention.