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Health Services

Dr. Michael Dempsey | Acting Chief of Health Services

Administered by the Office of Health Services, medical and health services are provided to offenders in all IDOC correctional centers. Notable features common to all facilities include:

  • Chronic Clinics – TB Prophylaxis, HIV, Hepatitis C, Diabetes, Asthma, Seizure Disorder, Hypertension/Cardiovascular, and General Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Optometry
  • Nurse Sick Call
  • Doctor Sick Call
  • HIV/AIDS Peer Education
  • Infirmary Care
  • Physical Exams
  • Emergency Services
  • Radiology
  • Mammography (female facilities)
  • Gynecologist (female facilities)

Each facility has a pharmacy and distributes medication to offenders as prescribed. Three facilities offer on-site dialysis. The Reception and Classification Centers conduct a comprehensive intake physical exam on all offenders and conduct specialized physicals for offenders recommended for Impact Incarceration (Boot Camp) placement.