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Correctional Health

Fargo Cass Public Health provides nursing services at the Cass County Jail and the Cass County Juvenile Detention Center under a contract with Cass County Government. The goal of the nursing services is to address health care needs of inmates. Health care services are based on recommendations from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC).

Correctional health nursing services include:

  • health assessments, including mental health.
  • medication administration and monitoring.
  • sick call – triage of inmate healthcare requests.
  • monitoring of individuals with chronic health conditions.
  • responding to health emergencies within the facility.
  • correctional staff health education.


Nursing services are provided at the Cass County Jail seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

To find out more about our correctional health program, call Heidi at 271-2942.