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Monday, November 25, 2013 8:27 PM

County sleeper expense: Health care for inmates

By ABBY ECKEL, Herald Staff Writer

Health care for inmates in jails and detention centers is a large liability of which not many people are aware, Justin Wadkins said.

Wadkins, Franklin County detention center manager, said with the large number of inmates and many of them suffering from mental health issues, having a good medical health services provider is a key part of the correctional system.

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