Any licensed doctor of veterinary medicine or other person who examines, treats, owns, harbors, or otherwise cares for any mammal which exhibits symptoms or behavior suggestive of rabies, shall confine and isolate such mammal in suitable quarters and shall report such fact within twenty-four hours after the symptoms or behaviors are observed or known to the health commissioner of the health district wherein such mammal is confined. Such mammal shall be confined until it has been determined that it is not afflicted with rabies. If it is determined that the mammal is rabid, the health commissioner shall take such action as is necessary to prevent the occurrence of rabies in individuals or mammals known or presumed to have been exposed to such rabid mammal.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/15/2008 and 01/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.34
Rule Amplifies: 3701.13, 3707.06, 3707.07
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/1964, 10/19/03