South Dakota Administrative Rules
44:20 - COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL
Chapter 44:20:02 - Reporting and surveillance.
44:20:02:01 - Reporting by physicians
44:20:02:01. Reporting by physicians. A physician attending a person who has been diagnosed with or is suspected of having a reportable disease or condition listed in § 44:20:01:03 or 44:20:01:04 shall report to the department the information required by § 44:20:02:05. A physician may authorize a designee to submit reports of reportable diseases and conditions on persons attended by the physician, but the physician is not relieved of the reporting responsibility. Category I diseases and conditions are reportable immediately by telephone. Category II diseases and conditions are reportable by telephone, mail, courier, facsimile, or electronically within three days after recognition or strong suspicion of disease.
Source: 20 SDR 69, effective November 17, 1993; 29 SDR 87, effective December 22, 2002; 38 SDR 8, effective August 1, 2011.
General Authority: SDCL 34-1-17, 34-22-9, 34-22-12, 34-23-13.
Law Implemented: SDCL 34-22-9, 34-22-12, 34-23-2, 34-23-13.