70.83.030  <<  70.83.040 >>   70.83.050

Services and facilities of state agencies made available to families and physicians.

When notified of positive screening tests, the state department of health shall offer the use of its services and facilities, designed to prevent intellectual disabilities or physical defects in such children, to the attending physician, or the parents of the newborn child if no attending physician can be identified.
The services and facilities of the department, and other state and local agencies cooperating with the department in carrying out programs of detection and prevention of intellectual disabilities and physical defects shall be made available to the family and physician to the extent required in order to carry out the intent of this chapter and within the availability of funds.


Purpose2010 c 94: See note following RCW 44.04.280.
Subheadings not law2007 c 259: See note following RCW 7.70.060.
Effective date2005 c 518: See note following RCW 28A.600.110.
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