Medical Information

CDCR Solano Healthcare hotline number (707) 454-3497

 

Medical Release Form

Authorization for Release of Health Care Record

Have the inmate fill out a Medical Release of Information Form. Without this form being filled out by the inmate and placed in his/her Medical Records, you, as a family member or friend will not be able converse with or receive information from any medical staff about the inmate’s medical issues. The inmate must keep one copy of the form, mail a copy to you and have the form placed in his/her medical records. On occasion an inmate is taken to an outside hospital that will not have a copy of this form. You may be asked to fax your copy before they will speak to you about the inmate’s medical condition.

When an inmate has a medical issue, he/she should be seen by the local medical staff. If the inmate feels he/she is not getting adequate services, you the family/friends may need to get involved. An inmate who is denied adequate health care must complete a 602. The family member can call the Chief Medical Officer of the prison.(707) 451-0182, Ext #3217 (Associate Warden, medical)

If that does not get the help needed, the family member/friends can call the Ombudsperson for that prison and explain the medical problem. If, again, it is felt more medical intervention is needed and is not forthcoming, the designated family/friends can request intervention with the Federal Receiver.(916) 691-1404

One of the most important things you, the family and friends, can do is keep an in-depth log of all contacts concerning the issue. Often this is asked for as proof that the inmate has sought medical help.

Solano Medical Contact Information
R.O. I. (Release of Information )
(707) 454-3497

Health Care Services Division for Medical Intervention
In early 2006, the California Prisons went into Medical Receivership with the Federal Government. For further information regarding the receivership, see www.cphcs.ca.gov (http://www NULL.cphcs NULL.ca NULL.gov).

CDCR Solano Healthcare hotline number (707) 454-3497
California Department of Corrections

Health Care Services C.S.P. Solano
Lori.Austin@cdcr.ca.gov (Lori NULL.Austin null@null cdcr NULL.ca NULL.gov)
(707) 451-0182 Ext. 5252 Medical,Ext 3261 Chief Medical Officer, Ext 5339 Head Nurse

Health Care Services Division
P.O. Box 942883
Sacramento, CA 94283-0001
(916) 322-8592; fax (916) 327-0660

Head of all Medical
916-327-0033 Sacramento, CA

Regional Office of Prisons (located in Bakersfield)
Chris Chromes 661-863-6700 (Subject to change)

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