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Three Things to Know About Implementing Telehealth in Correctional Facilities

August 12, 2021

Telehealth has rapidly expanded opportunities to provide health care during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially at a time when offering in-person services can have dire consequences. For jails and prisons, telehealth has also provided a critical avenue to ensure people continue to receive essential medical and behavioral health services while minimizing the health and safety risks to individuals as well as correctional and health provider staff in these correctional facilities.