Correctional Health Resources

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”World Health Organization


Federal Government:
Bureau of Prisons (Coronavirus Resource Page)

Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion – DHHS (In Prisons)

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention


State Governments:
“Prison Health Care Spending Varies Dramatically by State”
(Pew Charitable Trusts, 2017)
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Nongovernmental Organizations:
World Health Organization – Prisons

Penal Reform International (Health in Prisons)

The Center for Prisoner Health & Human Rights


Peer Review Articles:

The Health and Health Care of US Prisoners: Results of a Nationwide Survey
. 2009 April; 99(4): 666–672.

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