10.06.02.06

.06 Risk Assessment Following Bite or Non-Bite Contacts to Humans.

Following the report of a bite or non-bite contact to a human, the local health officer shall conduct a risk assessment that includes a determination of:

A. The species of animal that made the contact;

B. Whether the animal is apparently healthy;

C. Whether the animal is adequately vaccinated appropriate to its age;

D. The type of contact;

E. Whether the bite or non-bite contact was provoked and what human activity may have provoked the bite or non-bite; and

F. The reasonable likelihood that the contact animal may have rabies or may have been exposed to rabies within the past 6 months, including information about unsupervised out-of-doors escape episodes, injuries, and other potential contacts of the animal to wild animals or bats.