County supervisors OK looking into agency plan for inmate care, outsourcing
Last updated 8/4/2020 at 1:56pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - County supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday, Aug. 4 to have the chief administrative officer direct the Health and Human Services Agency to develop a plan for in-house medical care of jail inmates and possible outsourcing of those duties as well.
Sheriff Bill Gore will review the plan, and officials will also put out requests for proposals from private contractors to handle those duties.
Supervisor Dianne Jacob made the motion to examine both an in-house model and outsourcing.
``I don't think we should go with just one approach,'' Jacob said, adding she is a proponent of...