Section 2.15 - Reporting of food poisoning

2.15 Reporting of food poisoning. (a) Every physician, visiting nurse, public health nurse or any other person having knowledge of the occurrence of illness believed to have been due to the consumption of spoiled or poisonous food, shall report the same immediately, by telephone, facsimile, other electronic communication, or in person to the city, county or district health officer in whose jurisdiction it occurred.

(b) Provided that if the cases occur in a State institution, said cases shall be reported to the State Department of Health and to the city, county or district health officer in whose jurisdiction such institution is located.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, August 30, 2000
Doc Status: 
Complete