WVC 16 - 25 - 3
§16-25-3. Reporting cases of tuberculosis; penalty for
Any physician, nurse, physician's assistant or any other
person who detects or diagnoses a case of tuberculosis shall
report within seventy-two hours excluding Sundays and holidays
such to the state department of health. Any such person
reporting such case shall also obtain from the person afflicted
with tuberculosis, the name, age, present street address and the
name and address of such person's nearest living relative.
Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall
be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall
be fined not less than twenty dollars nor more than one hundred
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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