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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 19 - 9 - 13 QUARANTINE
§19-9-13. Quarantine of premises or animals; general and special quarantine defined.

Whenever any communicable disease shall exist anywhere in the state a quarantine of any locality or premises, or of any infected or exposed animals, may be established.

Quarantine shall be of two kinds:

(a) "Special quarantine," which shall mean a quarantine of a single animal; or a quarantine of a single building, structure, pen, coop, car, vessel, vehicle, field or inclosure; or a quarantine of any number of animals when confined or contained in the same building, structure, pen, coop, car, vessel, vehicle, field or inclosure;

(b) "General quarantine," which shall include all quarantines not included under the term "special quarantine" as herein defined.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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