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Library: Policy

340:100-3-3. Communicable diseases

Issued 5-18-92

     Services are not denied to persons with communicable diseases based solely upon their health status.

  • (1) The safety and well-being of all consumers, staff and providers is considered and is assured by adherence to guidelines set forth by agencies inclusive of the Oklahoma State Department of Health and the National Center of Disease Control regarding containment of specific disease process.
  • (2) Educational programs which deal with the containment and the spread of infectious diseases are required for all staff and providers. These programs emphasize the ways in which infection is spread and also emphasize appropriate precautions to be taken to prevent transmission of diseases.
  • (3) Educational programs for clients meet need identified by the client's interdisciplinary team. Specialized counseling is available for and provided to those clients exhibiting a health need as deemed appropriate by the interdisciplinary team.
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