2019 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health and Welfare
Subtitle 2 - Health and Safety
Chapter 19 - Animals
Subchapter 3 - Rabies Control Act
§ 20-19-309. Area Quarantine

Universal Citation: AR Code § 20-19-309 (2019)
  • (a)

    • (1) The Secretary of the Department of Health shall place certain areas under a rabies quarantine upon request of proper local officials.

    • (2) In serious situations, the secretary may place the area under quarantine without waiting for a local request.

  • (b) The occurrence of three (3) or more positive rabies cases in animals shall be sufficient basis for placing an area under quarantine.

  • (c) The positive rabies cases shall be laboratory-confirmed by the Public Health Laboratory or any other laboratory acceptable to or approved by the secretary.

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