3707.08 ISOLATION OF PERSONS EXPOSED TO COMMUNICABLE
DISEASE; PLACARDING OF PREMISES
When a person known to have been exposed to a communicable disease
declared quarantinable by the board of health of a city or general
health district or the department of health is reported within its
jurisdiction, the board shall at once restrict such person to his place
of residence or other suitable place, prohibit entrance to or exit from
such place without the board's written permission in such manner as to
prevent effective contact with individuals not so exposed, and enforce
such restrictive measures as are prescribed by the department.
When a person has, or is suspected of having, a communicable disease
for which isolation is required by the board or the department, the
board shall at once cause such person to be separated from susceptible
persons in such places and under such circumstances as will prevent the
conveyance of the infectious agents to susceptible persons, prohibit
entrance to or exit from such places without the board's written
permission, and enforce such restrictive measures as are prescribed by
When persons have, or are exposed to, a communicable disease for
which placarding of premises is required by the board or the department,
the board shall at once place in a conspicuous position on the premises
where such a person is isolated or quarantined a placard having printed
on it, in large letters, the name of the disease. No person shall
remove, mar, deface, or destroy such placard, which shall remain in
place until after the persons restricted have been released from
isolation or quarantine.
Physicians attending a person affected with a communicable disease
shall use such precautionary measures to prevent its spread as are
required by the board or the department.
No person isolated or quarantined by a board shall leave the premises
to which he has been restricted without the written permission of such
board until released from isolation or quarantine by it in accordance
with the rules and regulations of the department.