Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 22, § 71535 - Reporting

Current through Register 2021 Notice Reg. No. 52, December 24, 2021

(a) Reportable Diseases or Unusual Occurrences. All cases of reportable diseases shall be reported to the local health officer in accordance with Section 2500, Article 1, Subchapter 1, 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 of the Department may require.
(b) Testing for Phenylketonuria. If a maternity patient is admitted the hospital 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. All 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 as contained in Section 6510 of Title 17, California Administrative Code.
(d) Child Placement. The release of children for adoption shall be in conformity with the state law regulating adoption procedure. 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.

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Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 22, § 71535

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