§ 27.3. Reporting outbreaks and unusual diseases, infections and conditions.
(a) A person required to report under this chapter shall report an outbreak within 24 hours, and in accordance with § 27.4 (relating to reporting cases).
(b) A person required to report under this chapter who suspects a public health emergency, shall report an unusual occurrence of a disease, infection or condition not listed as reportable in Subchapter B (relating to reporting of diseases, infections and conditions) or defined as an outbreak, within 24 hours, and in accordance with § 27.4.
(c) Any unusual or group expression of illness which the Department designates as a public health emergency shall be reported within 24 hours, and in accordance with § 27.4.
The provisions of this § 27.3 amended January 25, 2002, effective January 26, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 491. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (256555).
This section cited in 28 Pa. Code § 5.52 (relating to contents of records); and 28 Pa. Code § 27.35 (relating to reporting cases of diseases in animals).
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