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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 101. Regulation Governing Juvenile Secure Detention Centers

6VAC35-101-1000. Residents' medical examination; responsibility for preexisting conditions.

A. Within five days of admission, all residents who are not directly transferred from another detention center shall be medically examined by a physician or a qualified health care practitioner operating under the supervision of a physician to determine if the resident requires medical attention or poses a threat to the health of staff or other residents. A full medical examination is not required if there is documented evidence of a complete health examination within the previous 90 days; in such cases, a physician or qualified health care practitioner shall review the resident's health record and update as necessary.

B. A detention center shall not accept financial responsibility for preexisting medical, dental, psychological, or psychiatric conditions, except on an emergency basis.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-309.9, 16.1-322.7, and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. January 1, 2014.

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