Coronavirus Updates from March 20, 2020 MCSA/NCCHC Webinar

Early today the Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA) along with the National Commission On Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC) held the 1st Weekly Roundtable For Law Enforcement & Correctional Health Care.

This is a weekly series to support you and your work so you get the most up-to-date and relevant information you need to lead your organization and ensure public health and safety during this unprecedented challenge. Sponsored by the MCSA and NCCHC, the roundtables feature presentations from national experts in correctional health care and public health.

This week’s roundtable subjects covered Quarantine vs. isolation, handling ill staff members, and entry of new detainees into a facility.


Sheriff Koutoujian
Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Brent Gibson NCCHC
Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P, Chief Health Officer, NCCHC
Sheriff Bill Brown, Santa Barbara County, California
Sheriff Bill Brown, Santa Barbara County, California
Sheriff Cannon
Sheriff James Alton Cannon, Jr., Charleston County, South Carolina

Below are links to today’s weekly roundtable webinar video, as well as the presentation slides with specific recommendations from the CDC.

COVID-19 Correctional Pandemic Response Plan (Sample provided in Word for local use)