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   (1)   Any physician, osteopath or veterinarian who treats any person or any animal having any reportable disease shall forthwith report the existence of such disease to the Department in writing or in such form and manner as the Board may be regulation prescribe.
   (2)   Any physician or osteopath who treats any person for an injury resulting from a gunshot wound or weapon related injury, or attends a death resulting from a gunshot wound or weapon related injury, shall forthwith report the occurrence of such injury or death to the Department of Health in writing or in such form and manner as the Board may by regulation prescribe.
   (3)   Any physician, osteopath or veterinarian who treats any person or any animal for a communicable disease in a communicable stage shall inform such person treated or the owner of such animal treated and any other appropriate person of the nature and communicability of such disease and the need for treatment and the requirements of isolation or quarantine in such manner as the Board may by regulation prescribe to insure proper notification and clear warning of the dangers thereof.
   (4)   Every person shall render such information and reports to the Department as may be required by this Title or by such regulations as the Board may prescribe to insure the proper control of communicable diseases or to aid in the formulation and review of municipal programs for the promotion of the health of the public. The regulations of the Board may limit the release of such information where such restrictions are necessary to encourage persons to render and report the information.

 

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   Amended, Bill No. 909 (approved May 1, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 535.