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Health Guidelines & Bulletins

Health Guidelines

Guidelines for Youth with Chronic Medical Conditions in Residential Programs

Many youth that entire the Juvenile Justice system are faced with chronic medical conditions that require specialized care. The memo below is to all DJJ Health Staff, and it outlines how to handle these cases. Below it are the necessary forms that accompany the memo. 

Guidelines for Handling MRSA Staph Infections

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a dangerous infection that requires careful treatment. In January 2011, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) published guidelines and patient management techniques for adults and children with MRSA. Those guidelines and other helpful documents about MRSA are listed below. 

Guidelines for Overall Health

DJJ staff carefully monitors the physical and mental well-being of all youth. The Department will occasionally issue statewide advisories or memos to help the staff now how best to handle certain situations. Some of those documents are listed below.

Technical Assistance Bulletins

The Office of Health Services Technical Assistance Bulletins provide practical Applications of medical, mental health and substance abuse policies and procedures.