Inmate Medical

The Vigo County Jail provides medical care with Physicians and Registered Nurses through a licensed health care provider. Sick call for inmates is available daily (scheduling varies.) There is a $15.00 co-pay for doctor visits, and nurse sick calls, and medication co-pay. Dental care is provided within the facility. There is a $15.00 co-pay for dental visits. 

While incarcerated; the inmate is under the care of the jail physician, who will insure medical care is provided.   Medication/Prescription refills may be brought in for authorization by the jail physician. If approved, they will be given in accordance with jail physician’s order. Emergency care is provided 24 hours daily 7 days a week at a local hospital.         

Information regarding an inmate’s medical status can only be released through proper medical channels with HIPPA Form authorization (doctor’s office, hospitals, etc.) Information can’t be released to family members or friends.