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Rule 3701-3-28 | Report of bite of dog or other mammal.


(A) Whenever an individual is bitten by a dog or other non-human mammal, report of such bite shall be made within twenty-four hours to the health commissioner of the district in which such bite occurred. The report herein required shall be made by any health care provider, or by any licensed doctor of veterinary medicine with knowledge of the bite, or by the individual bitten.

(B) Local health districts are required to submit information regarding non-human mammalian bites occurring in their district to the Ohio department of health annually. This report for non-human mammalian bites occurring in the previous calendar year shall be submitted by March first.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3701.13
Amplifies: 3701.13, 3701.14, 3707.06, 3707.07
Five Year Review Date: 1/5/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/1964, 3/13/1980, 10/19/2003, 1/1/2009