2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:9A-13 - Notice of communicable diseases; quarantine; food poisoning


NJ Rev Stat § 34:9A-13 (2013) What's This?

34:9A-13. Notice of communicable diseases; quarantine; food poisoning
It shall be the duty of the person in charge of a camp to report immediately to the local health authority the name and address of any individual in the camp known to have or suspected of having a communicable disease. Until official action in such case has been taken, strict isolation shall be maintained.

The person in charge of a migrant camp shall co-operate and assist in the enforcement of any quarantine or isolation measures imposed by any public authority having jurisdiction.

Whenever there shall occur in any camp an outbreak of suspected food poisoning or an unusual prevalence of any illness in which fever, diarrhea, sore throat, vomiting, or jaundice is a prominent symptom, it shall be the duty of the person in charge of the camp to report immediately the existence of such an outbreak or disease prevalence to the State Director of Health, district or local health officer verbally, or by telegram or telephone; such officer shall forthwith investigate the outbreak and shall report by telegram or telephone immediately the existence of such an outbreak to the commissioner or deputy commissioner in charge of the division. Local health officers shall exercise due diligence in ascertaining the existence of such outbreaks or the unusual prevalence of disease in camps.

L.1945, c. 71, p. 355, s. 13.


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