And for the last two years, the Texas jail standards commission has flagged Dallas County for failing to maintain the state-mandated ratio of one jailer for every 48 inmates. Dallas County has 39 fewer health care positions and nearly 3, more inmates. The infection can be spread through physical contact or contact with surfaces touched by infected people.
Problems undetected As a result, the report estimates, screening officials miss at least 35 percent of detainees with health problems, and as many as 25 people a day go through intake without having their mental illness identified. The county jail is near popular clubs and restaurants in Dallas.
X-rays for all As a result, some large jail systems have chosen to screen all new inmates with a chest radiograph.
TEXT: Dallas County Jail health officials treated nearly cases of a drug-resistant and potentially dangerous staph infection during a recent three-month period and warn that limited resources are thwarting efforts to prevent further spread of the bacterium in the community.
Someday it might do that. Otherwise, Mr. Keliher to the new committee signaled a thawing in the working relationship between the three Republican commissioners and Ms.