Ohio Admin. Code 3701-54-04 - Religious exception

The provisions of this chapter requiring critical congenital heart disease screening of newborns and infants do not apply if the parents, guardian or custodian of the child object thereto on the grounds that such screening conflicts with their religious tenets and practices. Refusal to consent to the critical congenital heart disease screening must be documented in the newborn or infant's medical record and reported to the director.


Ohio Admin. Code 3701-54-04
Effective: 5/26/2020
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 1/17/2020 and 12/26/2024
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.5010
Rule Amplifies: 3701.5010
Prior Effective Dates: 10/01/2014

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