Current as of: 2009IC 16-41-3-2
Duties of state department of health
Sec. 2. (a) The state department shall tabulate all case reports of tuberculosis and other dangerous communicable diseases reported under this article or under rules adopted under this article. The state department shall determine the prevalence and distribution of disease in Indiana and devise methods for restricting and controlling disease.
(b) The state department shall include the information on the prevalence and distribution of tuberculosis and other dangerous communicable diseases in the state department's annual report.
(c) The state department shall disseminate the information prepared under this section.
(d) The state department shall develop capabilities and procedures to perform preliminary analysis and identification in as close to a real time basis as is scientifically possible of unknown bacterial substances that have been or may be employed as a weapon. The state department shall implement the developed capacity and procedures immediately after the state department achieves a Level B capability as determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States Department of Health and Human
Services and the United States Public Health Service of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.24. Amended by P.L.156-2001, SEC.5.
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