Each physician or other person called to attend a person suffering from smallpox, cholera, plague yellow fever, typhus fever, diphtheria, membranous croup, scarlet fever or typhoid fever, or any other disease dangerous to the public health or required to be reported, shall report to the Health Commissioner the name, age, sex and color of the patient, and the house and place in which such person may be found. In like manner, the owner or agent of the owner of a building, in which a person who has any of the diseases herein named or provided against resides, or in which are the remains of a person having died of any such disease, and the head of the family, immediately after becoming aware of the fact, shall give notice thereof to the Health Commissioner.
(1969 Code Sec. 98.58)