SB 267 - This act requires hospitals to annually administer, or make available to be administered, immunizations against the influenza virus to hospital employees who have direct contact with patients of the hospital.
A hospital shall not require an employee to receive an immunization under this act if:
(1) The hospital has written documentation from the employee's physician or other health care provider indicating that the individual received an immunization and determines that no additional immunization is required;
(2) The immunization is medically contraindicated for the employee;
(3) Receiving the immunization is against the employee's religious beliefs; or
(4) The employee declines in writing the immunization after receiving education on the risks and benefits of an immunization against the influenza.