Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 25||HEALTH SERVICES|
|PART 1||DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES|
|CHAPTER 97||COMMUNICABLE DISEASES|
|SUBCHAPTER H||TUBERCULOSIS SCREENING FOR JAILS AND OTHER CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES|
|RULE §97.191||Continuity of Care|
A correctional facility regardless of size that houses adult or youth inmates, must assure continuity of care for those inmates receiving treatment for tuberculosis who are being released or transferred to another correctional facility. A facility must contact the department prior to the inmate being released or transferred, if possible. If that is not possible, the facility must make the contact immediately upon the inmate's release from custody or transfer to another correctional facility.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §97.191 adopted to be effective December 15, 1997, 22 TexReg 12056; amended to be effective April 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 3192|