§16-4-11. Precautions as to exposure to disease.
Whenever any attending physician or other person knows or has
good reasons to believe that any person having a sexually
transmitted disease is conducting himself or herself, or is about
to conduct himself or herself, in a manner as to expose other
persons to infection, the physician or other person shall at once
notify the local health officer having jurisdiction of the facts in
the case, giving the name and address of the person. The local
health officer, upon receipt of the notice, shall at once cause an
investigation to be made to ascertain what should be done in the
premises, and may do whatever is necessary to protect the public
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.