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How to Become a Registered Location

The following entities are authorized to register a newborn safety incubator location and take possession of a child delivered in accordance with section 2151.3516 of the Revised Code:

  • A law enforcement agency
  • A hospital
  • An emergency service organization

An authorized entity must meet the applicable statutory and regulatory requirements in section 2151.3532 of the Ohio Revised Code and Chapter 3701-86 of the Ohio Administrative Code.  Each authorized entity that has a newborn safety incubator installed at a location shall register with the Ohio Department of Health. Registration shall be valid for a period of three years and must be renewed.  Renewal registrations shall be submitted up to 30 days prior to expiration.

The initial registration or renewal registration shall include:

Last Updated: 10/05/2017