Corizon and Louisville Metro Corrections have been partners for approximately 20 years.

There has been recent media coverage in Louisville related to inmate deaths at Metro Corrections.

First and foremost, it’s always difficult for everyone when a patient dies. Corizon extends its sympathies to those affected, and we take very seriously any situation involving our patients’ health. At Corizon, we are committed to providing quality healthcare services and we work closely with Louisville Metro Corrections to continuously improve the delivery of these services to our patients.

You should know that over the entire period of the current contract with Louisville Metro Corrections, Corizon has never been found responsible by any Court for having provided substandard care to, or causing injury of any kind, to any Metro Corrections inmate. We have also had zero nursing board complaints filed against our nurses at Metro Corrections, and no complaints filed with the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure. We stand behind the high level of care we provide to our inmates in Louisville…

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Corizon provides quality healthcare services at nearly 530 correctional facilities across the country serving approximately 377,000 inmates in 28 states. With its corporate headquarters in Brentwood, Tenn. and the operational headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., Corizon is the leading provider of correctional healthcare services in the United States, delivering a wide range of healthcare and pharmacy programs to government agencies for the medical care of inmates. For more information, please visit

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