TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 390 LONG-TERM CARE FOR UNDER AGE 22 FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 390.1130 COMMUNICABLE DISEASE POLICIES


 

Section 390.1130  Communicable Disease Policies

 

a)         The facility shall comply with the Control of Communicable Diseases Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 690).

 

b)         A resident who is suspected of or diagnosed as having any communicable, contagious, or infectious disease shall be placed in isolation, if required, in accordance with the Control of Communicable Diseases Code.  If the facility believes that it cannot provide the necessary infection control measures, it must initiate an involuntary transfer and discharge pursuant to Article III, Part 4 of the Act.  In determining whether a transfer or discharge is necessary, the burden of proof rests on the facility.

 

c)         All illnesses required to be reported under the Control of Communicable Diseases Code and Control of Sexually Transmissible Diseases Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 693) shall be reported immediately to the local health department and to the Department.  The facility shall furnish all pertinent information relating to such occurrences.  In addition, the facility shall also inform the Department of all incidents of scabies and other skin infestations.

 

(Source:  Added at 29 Ill. Reg. 12988, effective August 2, 2005)