Ocala Community Care marks 10 years of helping jail inmates
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Ocala Community Care is modeled after Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS), used by the Hampden County Sheriff’s Department in Massachusetts. Ocala's jail holds 1,500 inmates: 60% are taking some sort of medication; 5% of the population is responsible for 40% of the total medication costs due to HIV infections, and 30% of the population is on psychotropic medications.