Specifications include, but are not limited to: Medical service provider for youths at Northern KY YDC. Specifically, services are to include routine physical examinations of youths
upon admission to the facility, and such other examinations as may be required to determine if a physical condition exists which requires immediate
attention. It is essential that youths receive physical examinations to determine their fitness to participate in recreational activities and work projects.
Also, services shall include the evaluation and treatment of general medical problems, follow-up, and management of medical problems such as asthma,
seizure disorder, and allergies, etc. Other services included, but not limited to are, prescribing medications as necessary, monitoring of immunization
records, vision and hearing tests, monitoring weight, and providing phone consultation to the staff during hours other than office hours as needed.
Northern Kentucky Youth Development Center has a nurse on staff, and basic first aid and a medical station.