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Article on OCR resolutions related to pandemic

  • 1.  Article on OCR resolutions related to pandemic

    Posted 21 days ago
    I understand that some folks in this eGroup are also privacy officers for their facilities.  So I thought this might be of interest.

    The link below is one of two religious freedom resolutions facilitated by OCR during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The link below has to do with a medical student asked to shave his beard related to mask fitting.  The article also has a link to the other incident which has to do with access to chaplains or clergy.

    OCR link:
    https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2020/07/21/ocr-resolves-complaint-after-hospital-accommodates-medical-students-religious-needs-during-covid-19.html

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    Frank Ruelas
    Compliance Professional
    Arizona
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