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Health and Human Resources
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Mandate 1351

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
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
12 vac 5 - 371 : Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 6170: Amend Regulation to Incorporate Legislative Mandates from 2021, 2020, 2005, and 2004; to Update Terms to Match Statutory Language; and to Update Licensure Provisions
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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