Every physician or other persons having knowledge of any person affected or apparently affected with any communicable disease which is quarantinable or subject to isolation shall report to the health department the name of the disease; the name, age, sex, race and address of the patient; the location, place of employment or school attended by the patient; and the name and address of the person making report. The report shall be made within six hours after the case comes under observation, preferably by telephone. A specimen sent to the health department for laboratory diagnosis accompanied by the data given in this section shall be considered as a report.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 7.403; 1992 Code, § 19-82)