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§ 30750. Health Supervision.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 17. Public Health
Division 1. State Department of Health Services
Chapter 5. Sanitation (Environmental)
Subchapter 6. Organized Camps
Article 8. Supervision (Refs & Annos)
17 CCR § 30750
§ 30750. Health Supervision.
(a) Every camper and each staff member entering camp shall furnish a health history of his or her health status that is completed and signed by the individual camper or staff member, or by the parent or guardian if the camper or staff member is under the age of 18. This history shall be kept on-site as long as the camper or staff member is at camp and shall include the following:
(1) A description of any health condition requiring medication, treatment, special restriction or consideration while at camp,
(2) A record of immunizations including date of the last tetanus shot,
(3) A record of any allergies.
(b) A signed statement by a parent or guardian to seek emergency medical treatment shall be provided for each staff member or camper, except those minors accompanied in camp by a parent or guardian. The local health officer, when necessary for the protection of the health of campers and staff members, may require special inoculations and testing for each camper and staff member entering camp.
(c) There shall be a full-time adult Health Supervisor charged with health supervision at the camp when campers are present
(d) Health screening shall be conducted under the supervision of the Health Supervisor by qualified staff that meet the requirements of section 30700(f) for:
(1) All staff prior to the arrival of campers; and
(2) All campers under the age of 18 who are unaccompanied by a parent or guardian within 24 hours of arrival at camp.
(e) If a physician is not on site when campers are present, arrangements shall be made for a physician to be available on an on-call basis. An infirmary (tentage or other shelter), with provision for isolating patients, shall be provided. Advance arrangements shall be made for the immediate removal of seriously sick or injured campers or staff members to a point of adequate medical care, on recommendation of a physician. This subsection shall not apply to intermittent short-term organized camps operating less then 72 hours except when required by the local health officer for the protection of the health of campers and adult supervisors.
(f) A medical logbook shall be maintained by the Health Supervisor which includes at least the following information for each accident, injury or illness:
(1) Name of the person treated;
(2) Dosage and intervals of any medication dispensed;
(3) First aid or medical treatment rendered;
(4) Name of the person administering the first aid or medical treatment;
(5) Date and time of treatment; and
(6) Date parent/guardian notified of accident, illness or injury.
(g) The Health Supervisors or the site operator shall report all occurrences of foodborne illness, suspected foodborne illness, or any other reportable disease as required by California Code of Regulations Title 17, section 2500(b) promptly to the local health officer for the camp location.
(h) All medication brought to a camp by campers that needs to be dispensed by the Health Supervisor or qualified staff that meet the requirements of section 30700(f) shall be:
(1) In the original container and labeled in accordance with California Health and Safety Code, Division 104, Part 5, Chapter 6, Article 3, commencing with section 11330, or
(2) In containers accompanied by specific written dispensing instructions from a parent, legal guardian, or physician licensed pursuant to Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, and
(3) Stored in a locked container when unattended by the Health Supervisor.
(i) A written health care plan developed and maintained by the Health Supervisor shall be used at the camp. The health plan shall include:
(1) The responsibilities and authority of the Health Supervisor and other qualified health staff meeting the requirements of section 30700(f) that provide health care including first aid,
(2) The procedures for camp health care and sanitation,
(3) A record keeping process,
(4) A plan for provisions and maintenance of supplies and equipment, and
(5) The relationships and agreements with local medical personnel, hospitals, and providers of emergency care and other emergency care providers.
(6) A plan to prevent and control the spread of pandemic flu or other communicable diseases among campers.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 18897.2, 131050 and 131200, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 18897.2, 131051 and 131052, Health and Safety Code.
1. Amendment filed 11-29-80; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 80, No. 48).
2. Amendment filed 4-28-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 18).
3. Amendment of section and Note filed 3-10-2008; operative 4-9-2008 (Register 2008, No. 11).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
17 CCR § 30750, 17 CA ADC § 30750
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