Bill Status of HB4440 100th General Assembly
Short Description: NURSING HOMES-VACCINE INFO
Rep. Robyn Gabel - Tom Demmer
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall provide facilities with educational information on all vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, including, but not limited to, the risks associated with shingles and how to protect oneself against the varicella-zoster virus. Requires a facility to distribute the information to each resident who requests the information and each newly admitted resident. Allows the facility to distribute the information to residents electronically. Effective January 1, 2019.