Friday, November 12, 2010

UPDATE: CDCR Breaks Ground on New Prison Health Care Facility

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and California Prison Health Care Services (CPHCS) on Nov. 4, 2010 broke ground on a 1,722-bed inmate medical facility southeast of Stockton. The facility will strengthen inmate medical care and create thousands of jobs. The ceremony, on the site of the former Karl Holton Youth Correctional Facility, was attended by elected officials, local dignitaries and CDCR and CPHCS officials. The slideshow features audio excerpts from the ceremony including comments from Matthew Cate, CDCR Secretary; Lois Wolk, Senator, 5th District; Jose Solorio, Assemblyman, 69th District; and J. Clark Kelso, Receiver, California Prison Health Care Services.