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WAC 388-107-0530

Tuberculosis (TB)Reporting and follow-upRequired.

The enhanced services facility must:
(1) Report any staff person or resident with TB symptoms or a positive chest radiograph to the appropriate health care provider in accordance with chapter 246-101 WAC;
(2) Follow the infection control and safety measures as suggested in the 2003 CDC Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities (http://www.cdc.gov/MMWR/preview/MMWRhtml/rr5210a1.htm), or as hereafter amended);
(3) Ensure that staff persons caring for a resident with suspected TB comply with the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act standard for respiratory protection found in chapter 296-842 WAC.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.97 RCW. WSR 14-19-071, § 388-107-0530, filed 9/12/14, effective 10/13/14.]
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