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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 4: "Communicable disease" defined

      Section: 26:4-19: Report of persons affected with communicable diseases in institutions

           Every physician, superintendent or other person having control or supervision over a State, county or municipal hospital, sanatorium or other public or private institution in which any person ill or infected with any disease required by law or the State Sanitary Code to be reported is received for care or treatment shall, within 24 hours after any such patient has been received into the institution, report the fact to the health officer or other officer or employee designated to receive such reports by the local board of health having jurisdiction over the territory in which the institution is located.

The report shall be in writing in the name of the physician, superintendent or other person having charge over the institution and shall set forth the name and age of the ill or infected person and the exact place of his residence or the name of the place from which he was received into the institution, together with the date upon which he was received and such other information as may be required by regulation of the State Department of Health.

Amended by L.1954, c. 263, p. 950, s. 5.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

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