Now, five years after a court settlement intended to correct problems in medical care delivery at the Fluvanna Womens Correctional Center, a compliance officer says standards still are not being fully met.
A new report says medical care remains spotty and questions the state’s practice of isolating mentally ill inmates for 23 hours or more a day.
The Virginia Department of Corrections is working to get inmates vaccinated as COVID-19 cases surge at the Fluvanna County Correctional Center…
"It was a matter of how long they could keep it out ... it felt from the beginning that it was just a matter of time."
As three prisoners at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women tested positive for COVID-19, an offender there said the inmates are suffering and advocates fear the state's largest prison for women, the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women, is a tinderbox.
Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed budget, if approved by the legislature, would attempt to address several health-care issues at Virginia’s prisons. It would affect Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women — and even the University of Virginia.
Virginia prison officials have decided to move all women inmates to three prisons in the central part of the state to create a more unified administrative system geared toward women’s needs.
Allegations of inmate health mismanagement again have been lodged against the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women.
Lawyers for an inmate at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women have filed an emergency motion alleging repeated and life-threatening mismanagement of an inmate's medication.
A federal judge in Charlottesville ruled Wednesday that the Virginia Department of Corrections failed to live up to 8 of 22 standards of health care established in a 2016 settlement agreement for inmates at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women.
There is no set deadline for his decision.
Judge Norman K. Moon placed the burden upon the defendants to show that they have not been in contempt of the settlement agreement.
RICHMOND — Advocates will be in federal court in Charlottesville this week alleging the state has failed to live up to a 2016 consent order to…
Carolyn Liberto died on July 21, and Deanna Niece died on July 25.
For a time, Corizon Health Inc. provided care at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women, where complaints of delayed and inadequate health care already had triggered a lawsuit.
A former prison guard at Virginia’s largest women’s prison is set to appear in court after being charged with having sex with an inmate.