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Newborn Safety Incubators

Pursuant to Chapter 2151. of the Ohio Revised Code, a parent may voluntarily deliver his or her child who is not older than thirty days, without intent to return for the child, to a newborn safety incubator provided by one of the following authorized entities:

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

For additional information regarding Ohio’s Safe Havens for Newborns, please visit the Ohio Department of Job and Family Service Safe Havens webpage.

Last Updated: 7/12/2017