TDCJ - Hospital Galveston Medical Facility (HG)

State Hospital

Last Updated: February 09, 2024
809 Harborside Dr, Galveston, TX 77555

Hospital Galveston is for State Hospital offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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The Hospital Galveston stands as a correctional facility hospital situated at 809 Harborside Dr in Galveston, TX. Operated by the Department of Corrections, these State Hospitals serve as venues for the evaluation and treatment of inmates sentenced for such purposes. Individuals undergo assessment and treatment before any new evaluation of their stability is undertaken.

Texas DOC medical facilities comprise various housing levels catering to different security needs. These levels include Level I, featuring open dormitories without a secure perimeter, Level II with open dormitories and secure perimeter fences with armed coverage, and Level III offering individual cells, fenced perimeters, and armed coverage.

The medical facilities within Hospital Galveston encompass a range of specialized services, including a general acute care hospital, correctional treatment center, licensed elderly care unit, in-patient and outpatient psychiatric facilities, and a hospice unit for terminally ill inmates. Additionally, the facility provides housing and treatment for inmates identified with AIDS/HIV, along with general population and other special inmate housing.

For information regarding inmates and visiting hours, individuals may contact 409-772-2875. These facilities prioritize the health and well-being of inmates while maintaining the necessary security measures dictated by their correctional context.

Hospital Galveston is a co-gender medical facility designed to accommodate 365 inmates requiring various levels of medical treatment. Unlike traditional units, it does not have a specified acreage, agricultural operations, manufacturing, or logistics operations. However, it features a special needs kitchen to cater to the dietary requirements of its occupants.

The medical capabilities of Hospital Galveston are extensive, offering in-patient medical services with skilled medical staff. It provides a range of care, including medical/surgical, ICU, and holding beds. Additionally, the hospital offers acute care services and hosts 45 specialty and subspecialty clinics. Through telemedicine, it conducts clinics with networked units to enhance accessibility and efficiency. The facility is managed by UTMB, ensuring the highest standards of medical care.

While educational programs are not provided, Hospital Galveston offers the Love Me Tender Program, emphasizing compassionate care and support for inmates. Moreover, it provides chaplaincy services to address the spiritual needs of patients.

In terms of community work projects, Hospital Galveston does not engage in such activities. However, it encourages volunteer initiatives, particularly in religious or faith-based studies and activities. These initiatives play a crucial role in providing emotional and spiritual support to inmates during their medical treatment.

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Visitation Information

Hospital Galveston Medical Facility - Visitation

Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-5pm.

  • Inmates who are hospitalized for a non-life threatening issue have visitation

Offenders who are considered critically ill are allowed visits every day.

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