Rule No.: RULE TITLE
64D-3.029: Diseases or Conditions to be Reported
64D-3.031: Notification by Laboratories
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of these changes is to remove lower-priority diseases that are currently reportable to the Department of Health by physicians, hospitals and/or laboratories. Cases of reportable diseases are tracked and investigated by the Department of Health for the purposes of preventing additional cases and disease outbreaks.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Communicable disease monitoring.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 381.0031 (6) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 381.0031 (6) FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
TIME AND DATE: December 20, 2010, 11:00 a.m. EST
PLACE: Florida Department of Health, 2855 Merchants Row Blvd., Prather Bldg., Room 320P, Tallahassee, Florida
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Janet J Hamilton, Surveillance and Reporting Section Administrator, Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A-12, Tallahassee, FL 32399, (850)245-4401
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.