2017 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 441A - Infectious Diseases; Toxic Agents
NRS 441A.520 - Right of person isolated or quarantined to make and receive telephone calls and to possess cellular phone; duty to notify spouse or legal guardian under certain circumstances.

Universal Citation: NV Rev Stat § 441A.520 (2017)

1. A person who is isolated or quarantined pursuant to NRS 441A.510 to 441A.720, inclusive, has the right:

(a) To make a reasonable number of completed telephone calls from the place where the person is isolated or quarantined as soon as reasonably possible after his or her isolation or quarantine; and

(b) To possess and use a cellular phone or any other similar means of communication to make and receive calls in the place where the person is isolated or quarantined.

2. If a person who is isolated or quarantined pursuant to NRS 441A.510 to 441A.720, inclusive, is unconscious or otherwise unable to communicate because of mental or physical incapacity, the health authority that isolated or quarantined the person must notify the spouse or legal guardian of the person by telephone and certified mail. If a person described in this subsection is isolated or quarantined in a medical facility and the health authority did not provide the notice required by this subsection, the medical facility must provide the notice. If the case of a person described in this subsection is before a court and the health authority, and medical facility, if any, did not provide the notice required by this subsection, the court must provide the notice.

(Added to NRS by 2003, 2197; A 2011, 2509)

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