Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s at Stanford Hospital support a strong infection control program. All new and current employees, volunteers, visiting observers, contractors, and students must comply with the following communicable disease screening. These requirements are regulated by hospital policy, by the Santa Clara County Health Department, by the State of California Department of Health (title 22) and by The Joint Commission.
- Hepatitis B
- Tuberculosis (annual requirement)
- Chest x-ray within the last 3 months if a history of positive TB tests or if newly positive TB screening result
- Influenza (seasonal)
All employees should provide proof of immunity with positive IgG titers for Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella or documentation of vaccinations. If re-vaccination is necessary it can be provided by Occupational Health Services. All employees are required to have annual TB screening regardless of positive history.