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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2H: Declaration of public policy

      Section: 26:2H-14.2: Nursing homes and residential health care facilities; heat emergency action plan; approval; annual review; notice of heat emergency

           a. Every nursing home as defined in section 2 of P.L.1976, c. 120 (C. 30:13-2) or licensed pursuant to P.L.1971, c. 136 (C. 26:2H-1 et seq.), and every residential health care facility as defined in section 1 of P.L.1953, c. 212 (C. 30:11A-1) or licensed pursuant to P.L.1971, c. 136 (C. 26:2H-1 et seq.) shall establish by written policy a heat emergency action plan which shall include those procedures to be followed in the event of a heat emergency in order to protect the health and welfare of its residents, and which shall be approved by the department. The department shall review a heat emergency action plan established pursuant to this act at least once in each year.

b. A health care facility included within the provisions of this act shall be required to notify the department immediately in the event of a heat emergency.

L.1984, c. 114, s. 2, eff. Aug. 3, 1984.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2015-11-19 18:58:52.

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