Nashville, TN – Today, Wellpath, the nation’s leader in providing compassionate healthcare to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments, announced it was selected by Monmouth County in Freehold, New Jersey, to provide comprehensive medical, mental health, dental and medication-assisted treatment (MAT) care to the patients at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI). The three-year contract agreement is effective January 1, 2024.

“Our top priority at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution is to provide quality healthcare to all individuals detained at the facility,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden. “We look forward to this partnership with Wellpath as we collaboratively work together to maintain the health and safety of all.”

“Delivering quality healthcare to this unique patient population is essential in strengthening the overall health of this community. At Wellpath, we take pride in offering hope and healing to our patient community, and we eagerly anticipate this opportunity,” said Wellpath Chief Development Officer, Zela Guirola. “The Sheriff bears the responsibility to guarantee the optimal health of these individuals upon release, and Wellpath is dedicated to assisting in fulfilling this duty.”

Wellpath Vice President of Partnership Development, Laura Busbin added, “We eagerly anticipate working with Sheriff Golden, Warden Iannello, and County Officials to establish an exceptionally responsive medical program that will stand as a source of pride for New Jersey.”


Wellpath is the premier provider of localized, high-quality, compassionate care to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Wellpath holds patients at the center of everything we do and promotes rigorous standards of care and innovation. With more than 15,000 clinicians and professionals in 37 states across the U.S. and Australia, Wellpath provides medical and mental healthcare services to over 300,000 patients daily in more than 530 facilities, including prisons, jails, state hospitals, forensic treatment, civil commitment centers, and community-based services. Learn more at Wellpath is always looking for great healthcare professionals. Check out our nursing jobs, provider jobs, and mental health professional jobs at our Wellpath Careers website:

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