Wednesday Apr 28, 2:30 PM
153 Comprehensive Correctional COVID-19 Response With Lessons Learned for the Next Big Epidemic
Epidemics and pandemics have devastated humanity throughout history. With COVID-19, correctional health care faced complex challenges and is considered one of the most high-risk environments for the spread of disease. This talk will describe how one county jail dealt with the challenges.
- Differentiate between epidemic, pandemic, and endemic
- Review Riverside County Correctional Facility’s response to COVID-19 as a case study
- Describe steps to prepare for future epidemics, pandemics, and endemics