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§ 632.4. Resident 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. § 632.4
§ 632.4. Resident immunization
(a) Notice to resident.--Upon admission, the facility shall notify the resident and legal guardian of the immunization requirements of this act and request that the resident agree to be immunized against influenza virus and pneumococcal disease.
(b) Records and immunizations.--Every facility shall document the annual immunization against influenza virus and immunization against pneumococcal disease for each resident, which includes written evidence from a health care provider indicating the date the vaccine was administered. Upon finding that a resident 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.

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2001, Dec. 13, P.L. 871, No. 95, § 4, effective in 90 days.
35 P.S. § 632.4, PA ST 35 P.S. § 632.4
Current through 2020 Regular Session Act 79. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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