14. The law indicates that the newborn surrendered at a fire department or police station must be transferred to the hospital. How should this be done?

Agency: Health and Human Services

The newborn must be transported to the hospital. Personnel are to transfer temporary protective custody of the newborn to the hospital staff. The transporting of a surrendered newborn to the hospital by fire and police personnel is not addressed in statute. Personnel are encouraged to contact their respective areas for protocol and/or procedures.