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House Bill 1592

House Bill 1592

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1592 (Updated April 7, 2009 3:53 pm - DI 84)

Long term care employee flu vaccinations. Requires health facilities that are licensed as comprehensive care facilities to provide or make available to employees who have direct contact with patients immunizations against the influenza virus. Provides that immunizations are not required if there is an inadequate supply of the vaccine. Provides specific reasons that prohibit a health facility from requiring an employee to receive an immunization. Allows the department of health to adopt rules to administer immunization the requirements. Repeals and relocates a definition.
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