Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Rules and Regulations Governing Emergency Medical Services Do Not Resuscitate Program [12 VAC 5 ‑ 65]    (Repealed)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Establishes a program for complying with the wishes of persons who have chosen to have valid do-not-resuscitte orders.
State Authority 32.1-153
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation (i) Whether these regulations, amended in 1995, have addressed issues involved in administering a program designed to comply with the wishes of persons who have valid do not resuscitate (DNR) orders;

(ii) Whether these regulations clearly specify the requirements and expectations of EMS agencies and personnel when caring for persons who have valid DNR orders.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Berg  / Compliance Manager
Address: 109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-7615    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Action to adopt emergency regulations pursuant to SB 1174 (1999) by creating a Durable DNR order. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/27/2002.