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North Carolina Commission for Public Health

The Commission for Public Health is the public health rulemaking body for North Carolina. The Commission is authorized and directed by the N.C. General Assembly to adopt rules to protect and promote the health of the public and to adopt rules necessary to implement public health programs administered by the Division of Public Health. The Commission for Public Health was first established by the N.C. General Assembly in 1877 as the State Board of Health. It was renamed the Commission for Health Services in 1973 and became the Commission for Public Health in 2007. The Division of Public Health is staff to the Commission.

 

Announcements

April 7, 2014
Proposed Temporary Rules:
10A NCAC 43K .0101, .0102, .0103 – Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects
March 17, 2014
Proposed for Amendment:
10A NCAC 41A .0101 – Reportable Diseases and Conditions
January 14, 2014
Proposed for Amendment:
10A NCAC 41A .0401 – Dosage and Age Requirements for Immunization
December 13, 2013
Repeal Of Rules 2013
December 13, 2013
Adopted (Dec 4, 2013):
10A NCAC 39C.0104 – Clarification Of The Definition Of Enclosed Area
September 27, 2013
Proposed for Adoption:
10A NCAC 39C.0104 - Clarification Of The Definition Of Enclosed Area
August 15, 2013
Proposed for Amendment:
Public Health Payment Programs

10A NCAC 34H .0111 – Sickle Cell Medical Services Covered
January 31, 2013
Proposed for Amendment:
10A NCAC 41A .0101 – Reportable Diseases And Conditions
November 30, 2012
Proposed for Amendment:
15A NCAC 18A .2508 – Swimming Pool Definitions
Proposed for Adoption:
15 NCAC 18A.2544 – Special Purpose Therapy Pools
August 31, 2012
Proposed for Amendment & Adoption:
10A NCAC 43D (.0202 & .0706 – .0710)

Proposed for Amendment:
10A NCAC 48B.0103 – Accreditation Requirements
April 18, 2012
Proposed for Adpotion:
10A NCAC 41A .0106 – Reporting of Health Care-Associated Infections

Proposed for Amendment:
15A NCAC 18A .2528 – Fences
March 15, 2012
Proposed for Repeal:
15A NCAC 18A .2600.01 - .2645 – Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishment

Proposed for Adoption:
15A NCAC 18A .2650-2676 – Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishment
Dec 13, 2011
The North Carolina Rules Review Commission approved two temporary rules at their November 17, 2011 meeting.

10A NCAC 41A .0106 Reporting of Health-Care- Associated Infections was adopted as a temporary rule to address the following:

On June 27, 2011, Governor Purdue signed into law House Bill 809 (G.S. 130A-150) which requires the Department of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the state Healthcare-Associated Infections Advisory Group, to implement a mandatory statewide surveillance system for healthcare-associated infections by December 31, 2011.  The statute also requires that the Public Health Commission adopt rules for the implementation of this system. Temporary Adoption Eff. November 30, 2011

10A NCAC 41A .0106 Reporting of Health-Care- Associated Infections External link
Dec 13, 2011
15A NCAC 18A .2528 FENCES was amended under temporary procedures to address the following:

S.L. 2011-39 requires the Rule .2528 FENCES be amended to relieve owners of public swimming pools of the potential expense of upgrading existing pool fences to meet current safety standards. Temporary Amendment Eff. November 30, 2011.

15A NCAC 18A .2528 FENCES External link
Nov 25, 2011
Notice: Hep C Control Measures