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§ 632.5. Employee immunization

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: March 13, 2002

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 3C. Long-Term Care Resident and Employee Immunization Act
Effective: March 13, 2002
35 P.S. § 632.5
§ 632.5. Employee immunization
(a) Notice to employees.--Every facility shall notify every employee of the immunization requirements of this act and request that the employee agree to be immunized against influenza virus.
(b) Records and immunizations.--The facility shall require documentation of annual immunization against influenza virus for each employee, which includes written evidence from a health care provider indicating the date and location the vaccine was administered. These documents shall be maintained by the facility for not less than 18 months. Upon finding that an employee is lacking such immunization or the facility or individual is unable to provide documentation that the individual has received the appropriate immunization, the facility shall make available the immunization. The immunization and documentation shall take place in a manner consistent with the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
(c) Immunization authorized.--Nothing in this section shall prohibit the immunization against pneumococcal disease to employees.

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2001, Dec. 13, P.L. 871, No. 95, § 5, effective in 90 days.
35 P.S. § 632.5, PA ST 35 P.S. § 632.5
Current through 2020 Regular Session Act 79. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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