2019 US Virgin Islands Code
Title 19 - Health
Part I - General Provisions
Chapter 1 - Communicable Diseases Generally
§ 1. Communicable diseases
(a) The Commissioner of Health may by regulation declare any disease to be a communicable disease, and may prescribe the procedure which is to be followed by the patient or person suffering therefrom, the parents of the patient, the householder, the physician attending the patient, or any individual brought into contact with or responsible for the care or maintenance of the patient, in order that the transference of the disease to other individuals may be prevented. The regulations shall become effective upon approval by the Governor.
(b) Regulations in force on the effective date of this Code, covering the subject matter for which regulations are authorized under subsection (a) of this section, shall continue in force and effect until amended or superseded by regulations promulgated thereunder.