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File #: 210539    Version: 1 Name: Health Code - Designating Fire Department Paramedics to Initiate 5150 Holds
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Introduced: 5/11/2021 In control: Clerk of the Board
On agenda: Final action: 8/4/2021
Enactment date: 8/4/2021 Enactment #: 115-21
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, Gordon Mar, Rafael Mandelman, Matt Haney
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. FYI Referral 052121, 3. Comm Pkt 070821, 4. Board Pkt 072021, 5. Comment Ltr, 6. Board Pkt 072721, 7. Post-Packet Comment Ltr, 8. Leg Final
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