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Rule 3701-40-03 | Requirements for boards of health.


(A) Each board of health shall designate a hearing screening contact who is responsible for the coordination of the facility's hearing screening information.

(B) Each board of health shall notify the director of the name and contact information of the individual designated as the hearing screening contact on an annual basis and whenever changes occur.

(C) Each board of health registrar, upon notification of the birth of a newborn or infant born in the area served by the board, who is not born in a hospital or freestanding birthing center, shall, within ten business days of the receipt of notification distribute the printed information prepared by the director in accordance with paragraph (D) of rule 3701-40-10 of the Administrative Code, to the parent, guardian, or custodian of every newborn or infant whose birth is registered by the board of health, including:

(1) Information about hearing loss; and

(2) A list of audiology facilities where newborn hearing screenings and/or diagnostic hearing evaluations are conducted.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3701.508
Amplifies: 3701.506
Five Year Review Date: 7/22/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/2003, 5/19/2008, 11/12/2013