Carriers, whether transient, convalescent or chronic, of the
infectious agent of any communicable disease shall be maintained under
observation until repeated laboratory examinations of appropriate specimens
show the absence of the infectious agent. Examination of all such specimens
shall be in conformity with subsection (f) of section
(a) Any local director of health
or physician who discovers any carrier of an infectious agent shall report the
fact to the state department of health giving the full name, age, sex,
occupation and address of such carrier. The state department of health shall,
upon receipt of such report, notify the local director of health of the town,
city or borough wherein the carrier resides. The local director of health
concerned shall then communicate the fact to the carrier himself, or his
guardian, giving specific instructions regarding the precautions necessary to
protect others from infection.
Any privy or latrine used by an enteric disease carrier shall be so constructed
as to exclude flies and to meet the approval of the local director of health.
The disinfection and disposal of its contents shall be in accordance with
instructions given by the local director of health.
(c) A carrier of an infectious agent shall
not engage in any occupation involving the handling of any food or beverage
intended for the use of others.
Enteric disease carriers shall not work on any public water supply or
(e) A carrier who
changes his residence shall notify the local director of health of the town,
city or borough in which he has been residing of the date of his departure, his
destination and his new address. The local director of health shall immediately
forward this information to the state department of health.
(f) The local director of health shall visit
each carrier within his jurisdiction at least once every three months and shall
render quarterly reports concerning each such carrier to the state department
of health upon forms prescribed for the purpose.