Isolation and Quarantine Law for NC Public Health Professionals

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Length: 35 minutes
Description:This training module gives the viewer an overview of Isolation and Quarantine Law for North Carolina Public Health Professionals. It describes the legal tools the public health system uses to control the spread of communicable diseases and conditions.
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This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415).
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Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Jill Moore, MPH, JD

Narrator:

Rachel Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH

NCIPH Reviewer:

Tanya Montoya, MPH, MCHES

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Jill Moore, MPH, JD

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 2
Participate in emergency response planning for epidemiology unit (VII.F.2)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 3
2C9. Ensures implementation of policies, programs, and services is consistent with laws and regulations (2: Policy Development/Program Planning Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 11, Function 3: Implement non-pharmaceutical interventions
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
1.6. Act within the scope of one's legal authority.

References

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CDC

Articles, Bulletins, and Summaries of North Carolina Law

Blog Posts

  • Jill D. Moore, Delegating Local Health Director Legal Powers and Duties, Coates' Canons: NC Local Government Law Blog (March 30, 2015). At http://canons.sog.unc.edu/?p=8051.
  • Jill D. Moore, May Unimmunized Children be Excluded from School in North Carolina?, Coates' Canons: NC Local Government Law Blog (January 30, 2015). At http://canons.sog.unc.edu/?p=7983.
  • Jill D. Moore, Ebola and the Law of Isolation and Quarantine in North Carolina, Coates' Canons: NC Local Government Law Blog (October 31, 2014). At http://canons.sog.unc.edu/?p=7898.
  • Jill D. Moore, How Does North Carolina Law Address Outbreaks of Communicable Disease?, Coates' Canons: NC Local Government Law Blog (September 29, 2014). At http://canons.sog.unc.edu/?p=7868.
  • Jill D. Moore, Controlling H1N1 Flu in North Carolina, Coates' Canons: NC Local Government Law Blog (September 1, 2009). At http://canons.sog.unc.edu/?p=600.

Federal Laws

United States Code (USC)

- Title 42 (The Public Health and Welfare), Part G (Quarantine & Inspection)

  • 42 U.S.C. § 264 Regulations to control communicable diseases

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

- Title 42 (Public Health), Part 70 (Interstate Quarantine)

  • 42 CFR 70

- Title 42 (Public Health), Part 71 (Foreign Quarantine)

  • 42 CFR 71

Presidential Executive Order

- Revised List of Quarantinable Communicable Diseases

  • EO 13295 (2003)
  • EO 13375 (2005)
  • EO 13674 (2014)

North Carolina Laws

N.C. General Statutes (G.S.)

- G.S. Chapter 130A, Article 1- Definitions, General Provisions, and Remedies (Selected Provisions)

  • G.S. 130A-2 Definitions.
  • G.S. 130A-18 Injunction.
  • G.S. 130A-25 Misdemeanor.

- G.S. Chapter 130A, Article 6 - Communicable Diseases.

   Part 1. In General

  • G.S. 130A-144 Investigation and control measures.
  • G.S. 130A-145 Quarantine and isolation authority.

North Carolina Administrative Code (N.C.A.C.)

- N.C.A.C. Title 10A, Chapter 41 (Epidemiology), Subchapter A (Communicable Disease Control)

   Section .0200 Communicable Disease Control Measures

  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0201 Control Measures - General
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0202 Control Measures - HIV
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0203 Control Measures - Hepatitis B
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0204 Control Measures - Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0205 Control Measures - Tuberculosis
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0206 Infection Prevention - Health Care Settings
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0207 HIV and Hepatitis B Infected Health Care Workers
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0208 Control Measures - Smallpox; Vaccinia Disease
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0209 Laboratory Testing
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0210 Duties of Attending Physician
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0211 Duties of Other Persons
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0212 Handling and Transportation of Bodies
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0213 Control Measures - SARS
  • 10A N.C.A.C. 41A .0214 Control Measures - Hepatitis C
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