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Chapter 246-100 WAC

Last Update: 3/27/14

COMMUNICABLE AND CERTAIN OTHER DISEASES

WAC Sections

Purpose.
Definitions.
Responsibilities and duties—Health care providers.
Responsibilities and duties—Local health officers.
Procedures for isolation or quarantine.
Conditions and principles for isolation or quarantine.
Isolation or quarantine premises.
Relief from isolation or quarantine.
Right to counsel.
Consolidation.
Enforcement of local health officer orders.
Rules for notification of partners at risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
Special settings—Health care facilities.
Animals—General measures to prevent human disease.
Animals in public settings—Measures to prevent human disease.
Rabies—Measures to prevent human disease.
Psittacosis—Measures to prevent human disease.
Special diseases—Sexually transmitted diseases—Duties and authorities.
Special diseases—Sexually transmitted diseases—Health officer orders.
Special diseases—Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—Absence of HIV as an occupational qualification.
Special diseases—HIV—Testing and counseling following occupational exposure.
Special diseases—HIV—Testing and counseling of jail detainees.
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing—Ordering—Laboratory screening—Interpretation—Reporting.
Counseling standard—AIDS counseling.
Counseling standards—Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pretest counseling—HIV post-test counseling.
Special diseases—Tuberculosis.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER
246-100-016
Confidentiality. [Statutory Authority: RCW 70.24.125 and 70.24.130. WSR 99-17-077, § 246-100-016, filed 8/13/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and 70.24.130. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-016, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-016, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.24.105. WSR 90-07-033 (Order 043), § 248-100-016, filed 3/14/90, effective 4/14/90. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.24 RCW. WSR 88-21-093 (Order 322), § 248-100-016, filed 10/19/88; WSR 88-17-057 (Order 317), § 248-100-016, filed 8/17/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-016, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-026
Responsibilities and duties—Veterinarians. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-026, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-026, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 88-07-063 (Order 308), § 248-100-026, filed 3/16/88.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-031
Responsibilities and duties—Laboratory directors. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-031, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-031, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-031, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-041
Responsibilities and duties—State health officer. [Statutory Authority: RCW 70.24.125 and 70.24.130. WSR 99-17-077, § 246-100-041, filed 8/13/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.24 RCW. WSR 93-08-036 (Order 354B), § 246-100-041, filed 4/1/93, effective 5/2/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-041, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-041, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-041, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-042
Reporting of blood lead levels. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 99-11-037, § 246-100-042, filed 5/13/99, effective 5/14/99; WSR 96-11-077, § 246-100-042, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050(3). WSR 93-10-038 (Order 358), § 246-100-042, filed 4/28/93, effective 5/29/93.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-043
Surveillance report to the board—State health officer. [Statutory Authority: RCW 70.24.125 and 70.24.130. WSR 99-17-077, § 246-100-043, filed 8/13/99, effective 9/1/99.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-046
Responsibilities and duties—Cases, suspected cases, carriers, contacts, and others. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-046, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-046, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-046, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-071
Responsibility for reporting to and cooperating with the local health department. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-071, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-071, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-071, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-076
Reportable diseases and conditions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 70.24.125 and 70.24.130. WSR 99-17-077, § 246-100-076, filed 8/13/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.28.032. WSR 96-23-064, § 246-100-076, filed 11/20/96, effective 12/21/96. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.24 RCW. WSR 93-08-036 (Order 354B), § 246-100-076, filed 4/1/93, effective 5/2/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-076, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-076, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-076, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050, 70.24.125 and 70.28.010.
246-100-081
Reports—Content—Time—Hospital monthly report permitted for certain diseases. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-081, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-081, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-081, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050, 70.24.125 and 70.28.010.
246-100-086
Reporting diseases and conditions directly to department. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and 70.104.055. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-086, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-086, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.104 RCW. WSR 90-10-036 (Order 049), § 248-100-086, filed 4/26/90, effective 5/27/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-086, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-091
Handling of reports by local health department—Handling of reports by department. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-091, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-091, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-166
Immunization of child care and school children against certain vaccine-preventable diseases. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050, 28A.210.140. WSR 08-03-071, § 246-100-166, filed 1/14/08, effective 2/14/08; WSR 06-17-183, § 246-100-166, filed 8/23/06, effective 9/23/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.140. WSR 05-16-051, § 246-100-166, filed 7/28/05, effective 8/28/05; WSR 05-08-094, § 246-100-166, filed 4/1/05, effective 5/2/05; WSR 96-04-079, § 246-100-166, filed 2/7/96, effective 3/9/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.140 and 43.20.050. WSR 91-15-066 (Order 182B), § 246-100-166, filed 7/22/91, effective 8/22/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-166, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 88-07-063 (Order 308), § 248-100-166, filed 3/16/88.] Repealed by WSR 09-02-003, filed 12/26/08, effective 1/26/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.140. Later promulgation, see chapter 246-105 WAC.
246-100-171
Special settings—Food service establishments. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-171, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-171, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 88-07-063 (Order 308), § 248-100-171, filed 3/16/88.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-176
Special settings—Schools. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-176, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-176, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 88-07-063 (Order 308), § 248-100-176, filed 3/16/88.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-181
Special settings—Child day care facilities. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-181, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-181, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 88-07-063 (Order 308), § 248-100-181, filed 3/16/88.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-196
Animal bites—Report to local health department. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-196, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-196, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 88-07-063 (Order 308), § 248-100-196, filed 3/16/88.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-216
Special diseases—Surveillance for influenza. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-216, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-216, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-217
Special condition—Pesticide poisoning. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and 70.104.055. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-217, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-217, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.104 RCW. WSR 90-10-036 (Order 049), § 248-100-217, filed 4/26/90, effective 5/27/90.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.104.030.
246-100-218
Special condition—Gunshot wounds. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.545. WSR 96-08-028, § 246-100-218, filed 3/27/96, effective 4/27/96.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: 43.70.545.
246-100-221
Duties of laboratories—Annual registration of laboratories. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-221, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-221, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 96-19-043, filed 9/12/96, effective 10/13/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-226
Duties of laboratories—Approval of laboratories to perform prenatal serologic tests for syphilis. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-226, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-226, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-226, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 96-19-043, filed 9/12/96, effective 10/13/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.
246-100-231
Duties of laboratories—Submission of specimens by laboratories. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-231, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-231, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 88-07-063 (Order 308), § 248-100-231, filed 3/16/88; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-231, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050, 70.24.125 and 70.28.010.
246-100-236
Duties of laboratories—Reporting of laboratory results indicative of certain reportable diseases. [Statutory Authority: RCW 70.24.125 and 70.24.130. WSR 99-17-077, § 246-100-236, filed 8/13/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.24.130. WSR 95-13-037, § 246-100-236, filed 6/14/95, effective 7/15/95. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.24 RCW. WSR 93-08-036 (Order 354B), § 246-100-236, filed 4/1/93, effective 5/2/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-100-236, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-236, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 88-07-063 (Order 308), § 248-100-236, filed 3/16/88; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-236, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050, 70.24.125 and 70.28.010.
246-100-241
Duties of laboratories—Duty to cooperate with local health departments and the department. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-100-241, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 87-11-047 (Order 302), § 248-100-241, filed 5/19/87.] Repealed by WSR 00-23-120, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050.