2017 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 441A - Infectious Diseases; Toxic Agents
NRS 441A.570 - Certificate of another health authority or physician, licensed physician assistant or registered nurse required.
A health authority shall not accept an application for an emergency isolation or quarantine under NRS 441A.560 unless that application is accompanied by a certificate of another health authority or a physician, physician assistant licensed pursuant to chapter 630 or 633 of NRS or registered nurse stating that he or she has examined the person or group of persons alleged to have been infected with or exposed to a communicable disease or has investigated the circumstances of potential infection or exposure regarding the person or group of persons alleged to have been infected with or exposed to a communicable disease and that he or she has concluded that the person or group of persons has been infected with or exposed to a communicable disease, and that because of the risks of that disease, the person or group of persons is likely to be an immediate threat to the health of the public. The certificate required by this section may be obtained from a physician, physician assistant licensed pursuant to chapter 630 or 633 of NRS or registered nurse who is employed by the public or private medical facility in which the person or group of persons is admitted or detained and from the facility from which the application is made.
(Added to NRS by 2003, 2200; A 2007, 1858)
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