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§ 2032.5. Emergency Hospitals.

16 CA ADC § 2032.5Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 20. Veterinary Medical Board (Refs & Annos)
Article 4. Practice
16 CCR § 2032.5
§ 2032.5. Emergency Hospitals.
(a) Any veterinary premises that displays any sign, card, or device that indicates to the public that it is an emergency veterinary clinic or hospital shall comply with the following:
(1) Maintain a licensed veterinarian on the premises at all times during the posted hours of operation.
(2) Its advertisements shall clearly state:
(A) A licensed veterinarian is on the premises during the posted emergency hours.
(B) The hours the facility will provide emergency services.
(C) The address and telephone number of the premises.
(b) The phrase “veterinarian on call” shall mean that a veterinarian is not present at the hospital, but is able to respond within a reasonable time to requests for emergency veterinary services and has been designated by a daytime veterinary facility to do so after regular office hours. A veterinary premises which uses a veterinarian on call service shall not be considered to be or advertised as an emergency clinic or hospital.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 4808 and 4854, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 4854 and 4883, Business and Professions Code.
1. Renumbering of former section 2030.5 to section 2032.5, including amendment of section heading and section, filed 5-25-2000; operative 6-24-2000 (Register 2000, No. 21).
This database is current through 2/23/24 Register 2024, No. 8.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 2032.5, 16 CA ADC § 2032.5
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