§ 70737. Reporting.
22 CA ADC § 70737BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
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Title 22. Social Security
Division 5. Licensing and Certification of Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Clinics, and Referral Agencies
Chapter 1. General Acute Care Hospitals
Article 7. Administration (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 70737
§ 70737. Reporting.
(a) Reportable Disease or Unusual Occurrences. All cases of reportable diseases shall be reported to the local health officer in accordance with Section 2500, Article 1, Subchapter 4, Chapter 4, Title 17, California Administrative Code. Any occurrence such as epidemic outbreak, poisoning, fire, major accident, disaster, other catastrophe or unusual occurrence which threatens the welfare, safety or health of patients, personnel or visitors shall be reported as soon as reasonably practical, either by telephone or by telegraph, to the local health officer and to the Department. The hospital shall furnish such other pertinent information related to such occurrences as the local health officer or the Department may require.
(b) Testing for Phenylketonuria. Hospitals to which maternity patients or infants 30 days of age or under may be admitted shall comply with the requirements governing testing for phenylketonuria (PKU) contained in Section 6500 of Title 17, California Administrative Code.
(c) Rhesus (Rh) Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn. Hospitals to which maternity patients may be admitted shall comply with the requirements for the determination and reporting of the rhesus (Rh) blood type of maternity patients and the reporting of rhesus (Rh) hemolytic disease of the newborn contained in Section 6510 of Title 17, California Administrative Code.
(d) Child Placement. Hospitals shall report to the Department on forms supplied by them, within 48 hours, the name and address of any person other than a parent or relative by blood or marriage, or the name and address of the organization or institution into whose custody a child is given on discharge from the hospital. The release of children for adoption shall be in conformity with the state law regulating adoption procedure.
This database is current through 10/8/21 Register 2021, No. 41
22 CCR § 70737, 22 CA ADC § 70737
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