Section 22-11A-39

Notification of pre-hospital agencies who assisted in delivering person with infectious disease to hospital.

The chief administrator, or his designee, of a hospital, pursuant to rules promulgated by the Department of Public health, shall notify all pre-hospital agencies who assisted in handling and delivering a person to a hospital, if the hospital learns said person has an infectious disease. The State Board of Health shall designate what shall constitute an infectious disease for the purpose of this section. For the purposes of this section the term "hospital" shall have the meaning prescribed by Section 22-21-20. For the purposes of this section the term "pre-hospital agencies" shall include but shall not be limited to paramedics, firemedics, firemen, law enforcement officers, ambulance drivers, medical personnel, and similar emergency personnel.

(Acts 1990, No. 90-552.)