The BCSO Medical Department has been continuously accredited by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) since April 1987 for providing medical care and health services which meet the strict standards developed by the American Medical Association and revised by the NCCHC. The BCSO is one of a select group of correctional institutions accredited by the NCCHC for its’ superior level of health care services.

The BCSO is proud of its accomplishment for achieving success by receiving the national accreditation, and strives daily to uphold its prestigious medical operation for which has recognized.

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The scope of services offered by the Medical Department are listed below:

  • On-site MD, PA, NP, RN, LPN Medical Services
  • Initial Intake Medical and Mental Health Screenings
  • Health Assessments & Physicals
  • Responses To Inmates Requests For Medical Services
  • Triage
  • Special Management Rounds Re: Medical & Mental Health
  • Preventive Health Care
  • Prenatal Care
  • Chronic Illness & Special Needs Care
  • Emergency Response
  • Medication and Pharmaceutical Services
  • Dental Services
  • Optical Services
  • Laboratory Services
  • Radiological Services
  • Mental Health Services & Suicide Prevention
  • Medical Records Management
  • Nutritional and Special Diet Services
  • Off-Site Services/Medical Utilization
  • Orthopedics
  • Podiatry
  • Oral Surgery
  • Specialty Clinics






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