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Lessons Learned from Lansing Assist With Corrections Response Statewide

Originally written by Lisa Horn, Public Health Nurse Specialist, KDHE Local Public Health for the August Edition of Public Health Connections.

Correctional facility conditions have the potential for a “perfect storm” for COVID-19 – close living arrangements, staff and offenders moving in and out of the facility and limited resources. The COVID-19 outbreak at the Lansing Correctional Facility March 30 through June 8 presented these challenges and more, but what was learned during the outbreak is now being applied in correctional settings around the state.

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