How the Safe Surrender of Infants Act
Who Is Affected?
The following people may be called upon to accept a surrendered infant:
- Peace officers
- Emergency medical services providers
- Other medically trained individuals including doctors, nurses, or health aides
- Any person the parent reasonably believes would keep the infant safe and provide
Who Can Be Surrendered
For the purposes of the Safe Surrender Act, an infant is defined as being less than 21 days
Safe Surrender Guidance
Any information or documents regarding the surrender of an infant are confidential and
may not be released to the public.