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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 00-23



Application of Abington Memorial Hospital for Exception to 28 Pa. Code § 153.1(a)

[30 Pa.B. 79]

   Under 28 Pa. Code § 51.33 (relating to requests for exceptions), the Department of Health (Department) hereby gives notice that Abington Memorial Hospital has requested an exception to the requirements of 28 Pa. Code § 153.1(a) which requires compliance with minimum standards contained in the following publication: Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospital and Healthcare Facilities. Abington seeks an exception to 7.4.A6 relating to the requirement for an airborne infection isolation room in at least one level of nursery care.

   The request is on file with the Department. Persons may receive a copy of the request for exception by requesting a copy from: Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care, PA Department of Health, Room 532 Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, (717) 783-8980, Fax: (717) 772-2163, E-mail Address: LVIA@HEALTH. STATE.PA.US.

   Those persons who wish to comment on this exception request may do so by sending a letter by mail, E-mail or facsimile to the Division and address listed above.

   Comments received by the Department within 10 days after the date of publication of this notice will be reviewed by the Department before it decides whether to approve or disapprove the request for exception.

   Persons with a disability who wish to obtain a copy of the request and/or provide comments to the Department and require an auxiliary aide service or other accommodation to do so, should contact, Director, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care at (717) 783-8980, V/TT: (717) 783-6154 for Speech and/or Hearing Impaired Persons or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 [TT].


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 00-23. Filed for public inspection December 30, 2000, 9:00 a.m.]

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