Detention Facility Medical Department

The Washington County Detention Center Medical Department consists of an on call physician, a dentist, a Medical Director, and 7 nurses (LPN's) that are on duty at all times.

Physician Dr. Vince Pinyard
Medical Director  
Dentist Dr. Jack Hay - DDS


All platoons have an assigned nurse who makes all medical related decisions throughout their shift regarding all inmates.

In addition, they have various assigned duties and they are as follows:

  1. Administer medications during each shift.
  2. Conducts medical assessments of arrestee's to determine if further medical attention is needed.
  3. Blood monitoring of all diabetic inmates.
  4. Mandatory exams of all inmates who are incarcerated for more than 14 days.
  5. Tuberculosis screening.
  6. Assist the dentist.
  7. Conducts daily sick calls of all inmates who request it.
  8. Screening of all inmates for work detail.

The population of the Detention Center can be as high as 600 inmates. To provide you with a better understanding of the magnitude in which is dealt with monthly, here are some figures.

  • 33 medical transports
  • 295 sick calls
  • 74 work detail screenings
  • 162 14 day exams
  • 16 DNA's

Our staff will continue to provide the very best medical care possible and Thank You in advance for allowing us to provide you with the above information.