Sec. Rabies  

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  • A. Control of a Case (Human). A health care provider shall apply contact isolation to the case for the period of communicability.

    B. Control of Contacts. A health officer or health care provider shall evaluate individually a close contact or hospital contact to determine the need for post-exposure rabies prophylaxis. A health care provider shall warn an immediate attendant of the hazard of infection.

    C. Infection Control. A health care provider shall practice contact isolation.

    D. Confinement or Examination of Animals. A health officer or the Maryland Public Health Veterinarian shall direct the quarantine, examination, control, and disposition of any animal that bites or otherwise potentially exposes a human to rabies, according to COMAR 10.06.02.