(A) The provisions of this chapter requiring screening of newborn children do not apply if the parents of the child object thereto on the grounds that such screening conflicts with their religious tenets and practices.
(B) Refusal to consent to the newborn screening must be documented on forms provided by the Ohio department of health or must meet the minimum warning requirements set forth on the Ohio department of health forms. A copy of the refusal form shall be sent to the Ohio department of health.
Eff 2-15-99; 3-17-03 (Emer.); 6-15-03
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 3701.501
Rule amplifies: RC 3701.501
Prior Effective Dates: None
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/28/2008 and 11/28/2013