Are there any fees associated with medical, dental or psychiatric care while incarcerated?
Yes. A variety of fees may be charged to an inmate’s / detainee’s account – most are dependent upon the needs of the inmate / detainee.

Fees charged to the inmate account:
  • Booking fee: $10 (fee set and required by county ordinance)
  • Haircuts fee: vary dependent upon services requested
  • Letters of Incarceration: $10 (fee set and required by county ordinance)
  • Duplicate(s) of the same Letter of Incarceration, requested at time of service: $2 each letter
  • Fees for doctor’s visits: $10 $ (fee set and required by county ordinance)
  • Fees for dentist’s visits: $10 (fee set and required by county ordinance)
  • Fees for nursing sick call: $5 (fee set and required by county ordinance)
  • Fees per prescription (medical or psychiatric), per 30 day supply: $10 per prescription $10 (fee set and required by county ordinance)
  • Over the counter pain relievers: $0.60 per dose
  • Initial assessments / physicals: no cost
  • Mental Health Counseling: no cost
No medical services are withheld based on an inmate’s / detainee’s inability to pay. In those cases of indigence, a running tabulation of expenses incurred as a result of medical or dental care or prescription services provided will be maintain by the St. Charles County Department of Corrections (SCCDOC) for future reimbursement as the inmate’s / detainee’s funds become available.

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1. Are there any fees associated with medical, dental or psychiatric care while incarcerated?
2. Are there housing fees associated with being held by the Department of Corrections?
3. How can I put money on an inmate’s / detainee’s account?
4. What happens to the money taken from the arrestee upon admission to the jail?
5. How do I post bond for an inmate / detainee?