Johnson County, JCHC Approve Agreement on Health Services

Barry Crago

Johnson County has approved an agreement between the sheriff's department and the Johnson County Healthcare Center for the facility to provide health services to inmates at the county detention center.

This is an agreement reached between the sheriff's department and the healthcare center, according to Civil Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago.

Although details weren't released on the agreement, Crago did say he thought there were some additional services being offered by the healthcare center, and there may be additional numbers of inmates covered by the agreement, according to the discussion.

The fee for the services has also increased to $1,375 per month.