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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Chapter 4: "Communicable disease" defined
Section: 26:4-81: Report when adult is bitten and no physician attends
If an adult is bitten by a dog, cat or other animal and no physician attends him, the adult, or if he is incapacitated, the person caring for him, shall report to the person designated by law or by the local board of health to receive reports of communicable diseases in the municipality in which the adult so bitten may be, the name, age, sex, color and the precise location of the adult.
The report shall be made within twelve hours after the adult was so bitten, or if he is incapacitated, the report shall be made within twelve hours after the person caring for him shall first have knowledge that the adult was so bitten.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.
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