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Texas Children's Hospital

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Exposures at Texas Children's Locations

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If exposed, at Texas Children's, including Main Campus, West Campus or The Woodlands, immediately wash the area. For eye or mucus membrane exposures, use waters. For others, use a soap to wash wound.

Contact charge nurse on the unit to arrange for source testing including completing the online lab requisition.

Contact Texas Children's Employee Health (832) 824-2150, option 1 or on-call person at (832) 824-2099.

Report event through Texas Children's computer homepage using the RL6 event reporting link (SafetyScoop).

Contact Baylor OHP regarding need for prophylaxis (PEP) and follow up. Our 24-hour number is (713) 798-7880. For these types of calls (involving new blood-borne pathogen exposures), the answering service should page the on-call. You can hold to be connected or we will call you back. If PEP is not an issue, you can contact us the next business day.