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§ 2614. Smallpox (Variola). Cases and Suspect Cases to Be Reported by Telephone.

17 CA ADC § 2614BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 17. Public Health
Division 1. State Department of Health Services
Chapter 4. Preventive Medical Service
Subchapter 1. Reportable Diseases and Conditions
Article 3. Specific Diseases and Conditions (Refs & Annos)
17 CCR § 2614
§ 2614. Smallpox (Variola). Cases and Suspect Cases to Be Reported by Telephone.
(See Section 2502(c).)
(a) Patient. The patient shall be isolated in accordance with Section 2516 until the scabs have separated and the scars have completely healed.
(b) Household Contacts. Household contacts shall be quarantined for at least 17 days after last exposure, except that the local health officer may, at his discretion, when the patient is properly isolated, release from quarantine persons who shall submit to vaccination against smallpox and prove to the satisfaction of the local health officer that the vaccination is successful. Such persons shall remain in quarantine until released by the local health officer.
(c) Casual Contacts. A person who has been exposed to the risk of contracting the disease by proximity to a case or to a suspected case of smallpox, shall be quarantined for a period not less than 17 days from the last date of exposure. Such persons may be released from quarantine if evidence of protection against smallpox is established to the satisfaction of the local health officer.
(d) Vaccination. The local health officer shall provide at public expense, as available, smallpox vaccination for persons who have been exposed to a case or suspected case of smallpox.
(e) Laboratory. Whenever a laboratory receives a specimen for the laboratory diagnosis of smallpox (variola), such laboratory shall communicate immediately by telephone with the State Department of Health Services Viral Rickettsial Disease Laboratory for instruction.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 100180, 100275, 120130 and 120145, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 100180, 100275, 120130, 120190, 120195 and 120215, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment filed 5-24-55; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 55, No. 8).
2. Amendment of section heading and section and new Note filed 11-5-2001 as an emergency; operative 11-5-2001 (Register 2001, No. 45). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-5-2002 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. Amendment of section heading and section and newNote refiled 3-1-2002 as an emergency; operative 3-1-2002 (Register 2002, No. 9). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-1-2002 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 3-1-2002 order transmitted to OAL 6-26-2002 and filed 7-16-2002 (Register 2002, No. 29).
This database is current through 1/14/22 Register 2022, No. 2
17 CCR § 2614, 17 CA ADC § 2614
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