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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 371. Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities

12VAC5-371-425. Additional building regulations and standards.

A. Water shall be obtained from an approved water supply system. Nursing facilities shall be connected to sewage systems approved by the Department of Health or the Department of Environmental Quality.

B. Each nursing facility shall establish a monitoring program for the internal enforcement of all applicable fire and safety laws and regulations.

C. The nursing facility's food services operation shall comply with 12VAC5-421.

D. Nursing facility pharmacy services shall comply with Chapter 33 (§ 54.1-3300 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia and 18VAC110-20.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-127 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 7, eff. January 11, 2006.

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