Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17.19
Immunization In Long Term Care Facilities

SECTION 23-17.19-6

§ 23-17.19-6. Exceptions.

No resident or employee shall be required to receive either the influenza or pneumococcal vaccine if any of the following apply:

(1) The vaccine is contraindicated;

(2) It is against his or her religious beliefs; or

(3) The resident or the resident's legal guardian refuses the vaccine after being fully informed of the health risks of that action.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 263, § 1.)