Proposed Rule Changes for Immunization Requirements for Health Care Workers

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has announced a public hearing will be held on August 7th at 9:00 am at 109 Capital Street, Augusta, ME. The purpose of the hearing is to hear feedback regarding proposed changes to Immunization Requirements for Healthcare workers. 

The Department is proposing routine technical rule changes to amend Chapter 264, Immunization Requirements for Healthcare Workers, that include removing COVID-19 from the list of vaccine preventable diseases for which Designated Healthcare Facility employees must show proof of immunization or provide appropriate exemption documentation. 

Written comments will be accepted until August 17th.

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