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By Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporter 

Change to inmate medical coverage at jail


January 30, 2020

County Sheriff Brett Myers brought before the county commissioners, during their Monday workshop, the status of medical providers for inmates at the jail.

“We are in the middle of medical contract providers for inmates,” Myers said. “Probably about July of last year I got notified that there were some changes going on up at the hospital and the hospital bought out the medical group and we have been in the process of trying to track down an actual doctor.”

According to the county website, inmates at the jail are afforded the opportunity to see a jail doctor each week to discuss medic...

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