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3100 Railroad Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58501

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Medical Services


The mission of the ND DOCR Medical Departments is to provide a community standard of health care to offenders who are sentenced to our facilities through nursing care, medical care, pharmaceutical offerings, dental care and mental health care. This is accomplished by utilizing staff cooperation and team work. Health care practices will continue to be upgraded and improved through a quality review process with a commitment to accountability, professionalism and respect for the offenders in our care. Health Services are provided to offenders while maintaining safety and security for staffs, offenders and the public.

Adult Services   Juvenile Services
North Dakota State Penitentiary   Youth Correctional Center
24 hour nursing care   Nursing Care
Primary care providers on staff   Outpatient clinic
Physician on call 24 hours   24 hr Physician on call
Dental services   Dental Services
Full service outpatient clinic   Centralized Pharmacy Services
Infirmary beds   Psychiatric Services
Centralized Pharmacy Services   Optometric Services
Psychiatric Services    
Optometric Services    
James River Correctional Center    
24 hour nursing care    
Primary care providers on staff    
Physician on call 24 hours    
Dental services    
Full service outpatient clinic    
Infirmary beds    
Centralized Pharmacy Services    
Psychiatric services    
Optometric Services    
Missouri River Correctional Center    
Nursing Care    
Full service outpatient Clinic    
Primary Care on call    
Centralized Pharmacy Services    
Psychiatric Services    
Optometric Services    
Dakota Women’s Correctional and Rehabilitation Center    
Link to web site    

Most Often Asked Questions:

How do I obtain my medical records?
Medical Records can not be disclosed directly to an offender. A medical provider may request an offender Medical Records with written permission from the offender.

Can I take my contacts with me to Prison?
The DOCR Medical Department does not provide contacts to offender. DOCR provides glasses. One pair of contact lenses may be brought into prison but will be replaced with glasses.

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