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WOODBURY COUNTY JAIL TO LOOK FOR NEW MEDICAL PROVIDER

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WOODBURY COUNTY NEEDS TO FIND A NEW HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FOR INMATES AT THE COUNTY JAIL.

DAVE SMETTER, SPOKESMAN FOR MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, TOLD COUNTY SUPERVISORS TUESDAY THAT THEY WILL NO LONGER PROVIDE HEALTH CARE FOR THE JAIL, AND THAT A NATIONAL COMPANY IS BETTER SUITED TO PROVIDE THE SERVICE:


OC…..PROVIDING THAT CARE. :23

MERCY HAS PROVIDED HEALTH CARE SERVICES FOR 16 YEARS AT THE COUNTY JAIL, AND SMETTER SAYS IT HAS BEEN A GOOD RELATIONSHIP:


OC……TRUE PROFESSIONALS. :10

THE COUNTY WILL LOOK AT PROPOSALS FROM TWO DIFFERENT NATIONAL COMPANIES.

MERCY WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE HEALTH CARE AT THE JAIL UNTIL ONE OF THOSE FIRMS TRANSITIONS IN.