|(a) The contractor must implement written policies
and procedures that cover the following areas:
(1) administration of medication, if applicable;
(2) infectious disease prevention and management including:
(A) adherence to universal precautions as defined by
the Centers for Disease Control of the United States Public Health
(B) compliance with the Texas Communicable Disease
Prevention and Control Act, Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter
(C) immunization guidelines and requirements as specified
by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
(b) The contractor must follow all federal and state
law and regulations regarding providing services and maintaining
records for families and children with HIV or other communicable disease.
(c) Children who participate in any ECI group activities
must have immunizations as recommended by the Texas Department of
State Health Services. The contractor must inform the family of the
importance of immunizations and assist the family with obtaining immunizations
if necessary. An exception may be made if medical or religious reasons
prevent immunizations. If so, documentation must be maintained, and
the family must be notified that the child may be excluded from group
activities if a contagious outbreak occurs.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §350.107 adopted to be effective September 1, 2011, 36 TexReg 5387; transferred effective March 1, 2021, as published in the Texas Register February 5, 2021, 46 TexReg 941