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Medical Servcies Corrections Medicine

A Division of Medical Services

Corrections Medicine is a program within the Health Services Division of the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health.

Our program provides medical, mental health, and dental services for those persons incarcerated at the Saint Louis County Justice Center as well as medical services for the youth housed at the Saint Louis County Family Services Juvenile Detention Center and the Lakeside Adolescent Center.

The Corrections Medicine Program, through Justice Services, is accredited by the American Correctional Association. The Juvenile Detention Center is accredited by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care.

The Corrections Medicine Management Team members are:

Rita Hendrix, RN
Nurse Manager

Amy Janssen, RN
Lead Nurse—Clinic

Deb Kinder, RN
Lead Nurse—Medication Room

Fay Crancer, RN
Lead Nurse—Infirmary

Pam Shaw, RN
Lead Nurse—Intake

Brenda Wessel, RN
CQI Coordinator

Corrections Medicine