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October 09, 2014

Public Comment Invited on Proposed Health Department Rules

The Vermont Department of Health is inviting public comment on three proposed rules. Public hearings for all three rules will be held on Oct. 20 in Room 2B, 108 Cherry Street, Burlington, Vt. Written comments on the three rules can be submitted by Oct. 27 to AHS.VDHRules@state.vt.us.

The proposed Reportable and Communicable Diseases Rule updates the list of diseases that must be reported to the Health Department by medical care providers. The public hearing for this rule will be held at 10 a.m.

The proposed rule is available at: http://healthvermont.gov/regs/documents/reportable_communicable_diseases_proposed_rule.pdf

A proposed Good Manufacturing Practices for Food Rule updates existing food safety requirements for licensed food manufacturers will be discussed at 1 p.m.

The proposed rule is available at: http://healthvermont.gov/regs/documents/good_manufacturing_practices_of_food_proposed_rule.pdf

A proposed repeal of the Regulation of Bakeries in Vermont Rule will also be discussed at 1 p.m. Bakeries will be regulated under the Good Manufacturing Practices for Food Rule in the future.

For more information about any public hearings, visit http://healthvermont.gov/admin/public_comment.aspx.

Media Contact: Vermont Department of Health, Communication Office, 802-863-7281

Source: Department of Health
Last Updated at: October 09, 2014 14:32:23