Senate Bill 6

Last Action 09/07/21: introduced in Senate
Title AN ACT relating to COVID-19 emergency actions and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 30
Sponsor R. Alvarado
Summary of Original Version Require visitation in long-term care facilities and residential long-term care facilities to be allowed by family members, legal guardians, outside caregivers, friends, or volunteers who provided regular care and support to the resident prior to the pandemic, who are designated as being important to the mental, physical, or social well-being of a resident in critical situations; require the establishment and operation of COVID-19 antibody administration centers (CAACs) in each Area Development District; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to distribute COVID-19 tests to hospitals, local health departments, and licensed health care providers; permit paramedics to be employed by a hospital or nursing facility to work as a licensed paramedic in any department of a hospital or nursing facility subject to conditions; require the cabinet to produce public service announcements and develop strategies to urge vaccination; require the cabinet to create a singular form for permits to offer and administer COVID-19 vaccinations to patients; promulgate administrative regulations for safe storage of COVID-19 vaccines; develop and initiate a public awareness campaign to talk to doctors about the benefits of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine; amend KRS 205.636 to update conditions for the requirements for temporary COVID-19 personal care attendants to be placed on the Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Diseases - COVID-19, emergency actions
Drugs and Medicines - COVID-19, emergency actions
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19, emergency actions
Health and Medical Services - COVID-19, emergency actions
Nurses - COVID-19, emergency actions
Physicians and Practitioners - COVID-19, emergency actions
Public Health - COVID-19, emergency actions


  • introduced in Senate

Last updated: 11/9/2023 2:56 PM (EST)