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After a newborn died at the jail last summer, ACSO has a new health care team at the jail.

Published: Feb. 3, 2022 at 1:35 AM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office has a new health care team at the jail after a newborn died there last summer.

The sheriff’s office entered into a contract with Wellpath.

The company began providing medical services Tuesday.

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Wellpath replaces Corizon Health.

This summer, protesters called on the jail to end its contract with Corizon following the death of inmate Erica Thompson’s baby while she was in custody.

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