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AB-6 Health facilities: pandemics and emergencies: best practices.(2021-2022)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 1257.3 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

 By July 1, 2022, the State Department of Public Health and the State Department of Social Services shall collaborate to create health and safety guidelines and a description of best practices for use by skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities, and congregate living health facilities that are providing post-acute care during a pandemic, public health crisis, or other emergency. The guidelines and best practices shall address, at a minimum, the provision of care when there is a surge in the number of patients requiring care.