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California builds the nation’s largest prison medical facility
Southern California Public Radio

California is building the largest prison medical facility in the nation — and it’s doing it a record clip. That’s because the state has to comply with a federal court order to improve health care for inmates. A cluster of a warehouses, bungalows and two-story-high mounds of dirt mark the future home of the California Health Care Facility, just outside of Stockton. Even though the word “prison” isn’t in its name, the 144-acre facility definitely fits the description.