Bioterrorism, Public Health and the Law 
Law 801: Health Care Law Seminar
Professor Vernellia R. Randall

Time of Report

 

Syllabus
Resources
Lesson Schedule
00: Intro to the Course
01: Intro to the Problem
02: Public Health System
03: Real Threat?
04: Public Health Law
05: Disease-Reporting
06: Quarantine
07: Model Act
08: Military Presence
09: Health Law Revisited

 

Ohio Admin. Code 3701-3-05 TIME OF REPORT

(A) Case reports by physicians or designated others as specified in rule 3701-3-03 of the Administrative Code, and reports by persons in charge of laboratories of positive results of examinations for class A diseases, shall be provided to the board of health of the local health district in which the patient resides. Cases of reportable diseases that occur outside the local health district of residence also shall be reported to the board of health of the local health district in which the case occurs. The time and method of reporting shall be as follows:

(1) Case reports and reports of positive laboratory results for diseases specified as class A in paragraph (A)(1) of rule 3701-3-02 of the Administrative Code shall be provided by telephone immediately upon recognition that such case, suspected case, or positive laboratory result exists.

(2) Case reports and reports of positive laboratory results for diseases specified as class A in paragraph (A)(2) of rule 3701-3-02 of the Administrative Code shall be provided by the end of the next business day, after the existence of such case, suspected case, or positive laboratory result is known.

(3) Case reports and reports of positive laboratory results for diseases specified as class A in paragraph (A)(3) of rule 3701-3-02 of the Administrative Code shall be provided by the close of each working week after the existence of such case, suspected case, or positive laboratory result is known.

(B) Reports by physicians and designated others of the number of diseases specified as class B in rule 3701-3-02 of the Administrative Code shall be provided to the board of health by the close of each working week.

(C) Reports by physicians and designated others of situations when an outbreak, unusual incidence or epidemic of any disease specified as class C in rule 3701-3-02 of the Administrative Code is suspected shall be reported to the board of health by the end of the next working day.

(D) Except as otherwise required by paragraph (A)(1) of this rule, reports of cases and suspect cases of reportable diseases, and reports of positive results of laboratory tests for reportable diseases shall be in writing. All reports shall include the name and address of the case, suspect case, or person from whom the specimen for laboratory examination was taken. Except as otherwise required by paragraph (A)(1) of this rule, in lieu of written reporting, a board of health may accept verbal reports of class A, class B, or class C diseases by telephone or other electronic systems approved by the director, within the same time limitations. Reports shall include supplementary information relevant to the case or laboratory report as needed to complete official surveillance forms provided or approved by the director.

CREDIT(S)

HISTORY: 1998-99 OMR 65 (R-E), eff. 7-23-98; 1979-80 OMR 4-615 (A), eff. 3-13- 80; prior HE-3-05

RC 119.032 rule review date(s): 7-23-03

 
 
Related Pages:
Home ] Up ] Ohio Admin. Code  3701-3-01 DEFINITIONS ] Diseases to be Reported ] REPORTING OF OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES ] Air and Blood Borne Diseases ] Reportable Disease Notification ] Laboratory Result Reporting ] [ Time of Report ] Reporting to Department ] Release of Medical Records ]
Subsequent Pages:
Home ] Up ]
Previous Pages:
Home ] Ohio State Statutes ] Ohio Administrative Code (Selected) ] Jacobson v Massachusetts ] DeMoise v Dowell ] Selected Provisions on the USA Patriot Act ] Current Challenges to Effective Communicable Disease Control ] Disease Reporting as a Tool ] The Evolution of State and Federal Public Health Authority ] Public Health Protection and Privacy of Medical Records ] The Historical Development of Reporting as a Public Health Practice ] Code of Federal Regulations (Selected) ]
Back Home Up Next

 

Last Updated:
 11/30/2002

You are visitor number:
Hit Counter
since August, 2002

Copyright @ 2002. Vernellia R. Randall 
All Rights Reserved