Requirement for Vaccines in certified nursing facilities and nursing homes.
Purpose of legislation
Requires, unless the vaccination is medically contraindicated or the resident declines the offer of the vaccination, that each nursing home and certified nursing facility provide or arrange for the administration to its residents of (i) an annual vaccination against influenza and (ii) a pneumococcal vaccination, in accordance with the most recent recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 762 (2004)|
|VAC chapters to be amended|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||