(A) The director shall develop culturally appropriate information regarding hearing loss in various formats. This information shall describe factors or conditions of hearing loss and the effect of such a loss on language development and acquisition, and explain the importance of hearing screening, hearing evaluation, early intervention, and follow-up care for newborns and infants. This information will be provided to every hospital, freestanding birthing center, and every board of health.
(B) The director shall develop and make available to hospitals, freestanding birthing centers, and boards of health a list of providers and healthcare facilities where hearing evaluations are conducted.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/11/2008 and 01/01/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.508
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/2003