2019 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 18 - Disease Prevention
Subtitle 3 - Specific Diseases
Part V - Pertussis
§ 18-331. Collection of data

    (a)    By guideline, the Department shall establish a system, sufficient for the purposes of subsections (b) and (c) of this section, to collect data from the local health officers, from public and private health care providers, and from parents on the incidence of pertussis and major adverse reactions to pertussis vaccine.

    (b)    On the basis of information collected under this subsection and of other information available, the Department shall periodically revise and update the information required by § 18–329 of this subtitle and the guidelines adopted under § 18–332 of this subtitle.

    (c)    The Department shall report to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention all information collected under subsection (a) of this section, including that received under § 18–330(b) of this subtitle.

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