.16 Communicable Disease.

A. Cross-infection shall be guarded against by prompt isolation of diagnosed and suspected cases of communicable disease. Room furnishings, equipment, and supplies shall be kept clean at all times, properly cleaned after use, and disinfected.

B. Reports of Disease. The occurrence of an infectious disease, food poisoning, or dysentery, shall be reported immediately by the examining physician to the local health department and to the Division of Licensing and Certification.