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10A NCAC 41A .0101 - Amendment of Reportable Diseases and Conditions Rule

The Commission for Public Health is proposing to amend the communicable diseases and conditions reporting requirements in rule 10A NCAC 41A .0101 to: (1) expand from reporting of carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae (CRE) to the reporting of all carbapenemase-producing organisms (CPO); (2) add a reporting requirement for invasive Cronobacter infections in individuals less than 12 months of age; and (3) make other technical updates to rule language. The proposed effective date of this rule amendment is October 1, 2024.

A public hearing will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. The public hearing will be held by teleconference. You may participate in the public hearing by dialing 919-715-0769 (no access code).

Proposed Rule: 10A NCAC 41A .0101
Notice: Notification of Proposed Rule Amendment: 10A NCAC 41A .0101
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note for Proposed Rule Amendment: 10A NCAC 41A .0101
Federal Certification: N/A

Public Comments

The public comment period runs from June 3, 2024 to August 2, 2024. Comments will also be accepted at the public hearing.

Written comments can be mailed to:

Virginia Niehaus
Rulemaking Coordinator
1931 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1931

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