Corrections Health Services provides healthcare to the inmate population at the Orange County jail. Medical, mental health, and dental care are provided. Medical Services include initial medical screenings, preventative care, medical maintenance, chronic and emergency care. The healthcare staff covers all locations within the jail complex, and provides coverage seven days/week, 24 hours/day.
Inmates who, because of a medical and/or mental health condition, cannot function within the general jail population are housed in special designated units where staff provides increased medical/mental health care and oversight. Our local hospitals and community physicians are utilized for care when needed or required.
Inmates have access to request sick calls 24/7.
HOW DO I PROVIDE OR GET MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO SOMEONE IN JAIL
Corrections Health Services provides most medical equipment. There are times specialized equipment needs to be brought from home. After contacting Case Management ((407) 254-7561) and letting them know of your family member’s equipment needs, you will be directed to bring the medical equipment to the Video Visitation Center. A staff member will meet you and take the equipment for your family member’s use.
HOW DO I NOTIFY SOMEONE ABOUT A MEDICAL OR MENTAL HEALTH CONDITION
You may email us at Medical@ocfl.net or call. Calls will go directly to voicemail. Please allow 72 hours for calls to be returned, excluding weekends and holidays."
MAY I BRING IN MY FAMILY MEMBER'S PRESCRIPTIONS
Corrections Health Services Does Not allow outside prescriptions to be brought in unless it is a specialized medication that is not routinely provided. We have an onsite pharmacy and we do provide most medications.
WHAT HAPPENS IF MY FAMILY MEMBER IS HOSPITALIZED
Should your family member need hospitalization while incarcerated, it will be provided by one of our local hospitals.
HOW DO I OBTAIN MEDICAL RECORDS AFTER RELEASE
Medical Release ROI You will need to print and fill out the form completely.
- You can fax that form to our medical records department at (407) 836-3241 or mail it to the address on the top of the form.
- Upon the receipt of a properly completed form, you will be notified when your records are ready for pick-up; this process does take a minimum of 10 business days.
Medical Records are picked up in the Booking and Release Center Public Lobby. You will need your picture ID to claim records.
WILL YOU USE OUR REGULAR PHYSICIAN
Private physicians Do Not have privileges at Orange County Corrections. We are staffed with Physicians, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants.
HOW WILL YOU KNOW IF MY FAMILY MEMBER HAS A MEDICAL CONDITION
Upon being booked into Orange County Jail, a medical screening is completed to identify medical and mental health needs and concerns.
- Incarcerated individuals will receive a physical assessment and have an additional opportunity to identify their medical and mental health needs to the medical staff.
- Incarcerated individuals also have access to medical and mental health staff 24/7 should there be any changes during their stay at Orange County Jail.
For Health care inquires we may be contacted
Medical information will not be given to family or friends due to Federal and State privacy laws. The patient may give medical updates and the medical staff will accept medical and mental health information via the medication / medical information form. In order to obtain medical information, the inmate must sign a release of information designating you, by name and phone number, as the party authorized to receive his or her medical information.