Harm Reduction Centers (216-RICR-40-10-25)

216-RICR-40-10-25 ACTIVE RULE

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25.3Licensing Procedures

25.4Organization and Management

25.5Management of Services

25.6Environmental Management

25.7Physical Plant and Equipment

25.8Practices and Procedures


Title 216 Department of Health
Chapter 40 Professional Licensing and Facility Regulation
Subchapter 10 Facilities Regulation
Part 25 Harm Reduction Centers (216-RICR-40-10-25)
Type of Filing Adoption
Regulation Status Active
Effective 02/16/2022

Regulation Authority:

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-12.10-1
R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-12.10-5

Purpose and Reason:

The Rhode Island Department of Health is proposing a new regulation to permit the operation of Harm Reduction Centers. The proposed regulation includes rules and regulations on how Harm Reduction Centers are to be licensed, organized and managed, confidentiality, reporting, including client deaths and overdoses, management of services, including infection control and handling of emergencies, environmental management, physical plant and equipment required at the center, and variances and plans of correction in the event of deficiencies.