The Importance of Protecting the Public from Infectious Diseases in Correctional Facilities

Posted by PPEKits on 4/4/2018
There is no way to soften the statement that correctional facilities can be a haven for infectious disease. A wide variety of diseases can affect not only inmates themselves, but the thousands of employees, visitors and volunteers that come into contact with prisoners each year at the typical institution. While it is well understood that the majority of prison professionals and the jails and prisons themselves are diligent in efforts to manage the spread of disease, it remains a very real threat to the men and women who go to work in correctional facilities each day.......