NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the California Department of Public Health, Center for Health Care Quality, Licensing & Certification Program (hereinafter referred to as the "Department"), pursuant to the Government Code Section 11346.45, is inviting interested parties to participate in a public discussion and submit statements and comments regarding the substance of regulations governing Infection Control and Prevention as described in Health & Safety Code Section 1255.8, 1288.55, 1288.6, 1288.7, 1288.8 and 1288.9 and a review and revision of California Code of Regulations Title 22, Division 5, Chapter 1 Section 70739 prior to the start of the formal rulemaking process.
Any person interested may present statements orally or in writing relevant to these issues at a pre-notice meeting to be held at the East End Complex Auditorium, 1500 Capitol Ave., Sacramento, California 95814 at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, February 3, 2011.
Written comments, including those sent by mail, facsimile, or e-mail to the address listed under Contact Person in this Notice, must be received by the Department at its office not later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 2, 2011, or must be received at the meeting. The Department would appreciate a written copy of any oral comments presented at the meeting.
The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. Providing your request at least seven (7) business days before the meeting will help to ensure availability of the requested accommodation. A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Edwin Hoffmark at the information listed below:
Edwin Hoffmark, RN Unit Chief
CDPH, Licensing & Certification
PO Box 997377; MS 3201
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
Fax: (916) 324-4820
Original Signed by Cheryl Munir for Pamela Dickfoss
Acting Deputy Director