Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-36-A11 - Control of carriers of the infectious agent of communicable disease

Current through March 4, 2022

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 19a-36 -A8.

(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.
(b) 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.
(d) Enteric disease carriers shall not work on any public water supply or watershed.
(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.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-36-A11
Effective October 25, 1989

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