The Livingston County Health Department nurse is present in the jail facility every Monday and Friday morning (except holidays). Any inmate wishing to see the county nurse for medical reasons can do so on request. The nurse will handle all routine medical problems and will consult the jail physician at his/her discretion.
- A jail physician is available for emergencies and at the advice of the county nurse.
- Emergencies will be handled at the direction of the facility superintendent, deputy superintendent, or shift supervisor.
- All other medical problems (therapy, non-emergency hospitalization, etc.) will be at the discretion of the facility superintendent.
- All illnesses or injuries shall be reported to the staff.
Dental care is limited to serious dental problems. Action taken will be at the discretion of the jail dentist. If an inmate needs dental attention, the staff should be contacted.
Mental Health Services
The Livingston County Department of Mental Health will provide psychiatric and psychological counseling. This counseling will be conducted on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and when needed. Inmates who need these services should contact the area staff officer.
Religious services will be held as follows:
- Catholic services will be held the last Tuesday afternoon of each month at 2 p.m.
- Nondenominational bible study will be held every Thursday afternoon / evening
- Sunday services will be held every Sunday at 1 p.m.
- Walk-through bible study will be conducted every Tuesday evening
An inmate's own minister may visit the inmate at any time at the discretion of the staff. If an inmate desires to see someone representing a specific recognized religion, a request should be made to the area staff officer and an attempt will be made to contact someone representing that religion.
Alcohol / Substance Abuse Counseling
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are held each Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m., and Tuesday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. The Livingston County Council on Alcoholism will be available for counseling. Requests should be made to the area staff officer. Substance abuse counseling will be conducted every Thursday afternoon.
Standard educational opportunities for incarcerated youths 21 years and younger are available during the regular school year. A staff officer will contact all eligible inmates.
General Equivalency Diploma
A General Equivalency Diploma (GED) program will be held during the regular school year for inmates 21 years old and older. Inmates wishing to take part in this program should advise the area staff officer.
Life management courses will be conducted every Tuesday or as scheduled.