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55 Pa. Code § 3270.136. Reporting diseases.

§ 3270.136. Reporting diseases.

 (a)  If an operator allows admission of an ill child, the operator shall receive instructions from the parent for care of the child to assure that the child’s needs for rest, attention and administration of medication are met.

 (b)  The operator shall inform parents of enrolled children when there is a suspected outbreak of a communicable disease or an outbreak of an unusual illness that represents a public health emergency in the opinion of the Department of Health.

 (c)  If a child becomes ill at the facility, the operator shall notify the child’s parent as soon as possible.

 (d)  A facility person who knows of a communicable disease for which 28 Pa. Code Chapter 27 (relating to communicable and noncommunicable diseases) requires reporting, or who knows of a group expression of an illness which may be of public concern, whether or not it is known to be of a communicable nature, shall report it promptly to the appropriate division of the Department of Health as specified in Chapter 27, or to a local department of health.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3270.241 (relating to requirements specific to school-age programs).

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