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New Company Gets Jail Medical Contract

Photo by KWGS News
The sign in front of the Tulsa Jail.

A new company is chosen to provide medical care for Tulsa jail inmates. Oklahoma City based Turn Key Medical will be the new provider. A special selection committee made the recommendation, and County leaders approved. Purchasing Director Linda Dorrell says it isn’t only about the money, it’s about providing the best care for inmates, but the county will save money with the Turn Key contract, a little over $300,000 a year. Also more medical staff will be provided.

Turn Key did contribute to Sheriff Vic Regalado and some other candidates’ campaigns in the special election to replace Stanley Glanz. However, members of the selection committee and County Commissioners say that wasn’t a factor in the decision to choose Turn Key.

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