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File #: 210539    Version: 1 Name: Health Code - Designating Fire Department Paramedics to Initiate 5150 Holds
Type: Ordinance Status: Pending Committee Action
Introduced: 5/11/2021 In control: Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Ordinance amending the Health Code to designate all certified and accredited paramedics employed by the Fire Department to initiate temporary psychiatric holds, subject to state law procedures and requirements adopted by the county behavioral health director; and require that the Fire Department and Department of Public Health ensure that designated Fire Department paramedics receive all appropriate training.
Sponsors: Ahsha Safai, Myrna Melgar, Catherine Stefani, Shamann Walton, Hillary Ronen
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. FYI Referral 052121
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