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55 Pa. Code § 6400.152. Communicable diseases.

§ 6400.152. Communicable diseases.

 (a)  If a staff person or volunteer has a serious communicable disease as defined in 28 Pa. Code §  27.2 (relating to specific identified reportable diseases, infections and conditions) or a medical problem which might interfere with the health, safety or well-being of the individuals, written authorization from a licensed physician is required for the person to be present at the home.

 (b)  Written authorization from a licensed physician shall include a statement that the person will not pose a serious threat to the health, safety or well-being of the individuals and specific instructions and precautions to be taken for the protection of the individuals at the home.

 (c)  The physician’s written instructions and precautions shall be followed.


   The provisions of this §  6400.152 amended through January 22, 1982, effective March 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 384; amended August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (133693).

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