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Reporting, S.D. Admin. R. 44:20:02:02

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Reporting by hospitals, laboratories, and institutions, 
Requires health care facilities and institutions, upon diagnosing or suspecting a person to have a communicable disease, to report the incidence to the Department of Health. Permits a designee to submit the report on behalf of the facility or institution. Requires facilities and institutions to report Category I diseases immediately and Category II diseases within three days. Clarifies that a physician fulfilling their reporting requirement does not satisfy the facility’s or institution’s reporting obligations.