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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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

Level: Basic

  • Michael Mesisca, DO, MSHS, CCHP-P

    CMO Correctional Health


  • Terry Fillman, MBA, RN, CCHP

    Health Services Administrator

    Riverside County Correctional Health Services

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