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Reporting Requirements for Nurses, Nurse-Midwifes, and Other Persons that Care for Infants Under Two Weeks Old – N.Y. Pub. Health Law § 2502

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Nurses, nurse-midwifes, and other persons that care for infants under the age of 2 weeks old must immediately report eye inflammation or redness to their local health officer or a licensed medical practitioner. Failure to comply with this reporting requirement or treating the child without a health officer or practitioner’s advice constitutes a misdemeanor. 


Current as of June 2015