Section 22-11C-5

Reporting injuries; access to records.

(a) Each case of confirmed head or spinal cord injury shall be reported within 90 days of admission or diagnosis in the manner prescribed by rule. Reports are to be submitted on a monthly basis.

(b) Any further demographic, diagnostic, treatment, or follow-up information shall be provided upon request by the State Health Officer concerning any person now or formerly diagnosed as having or having had a head or spinal cord injury. The State Health Officer or his or her authorized representative shall be permitted access to all records, including death certificates, of persons identified with head or spinal cord injuries.

(Act 98-611, p. 1343, §5.)