TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER k: COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND IMMUNIZATIONS
PART 690 CONTROL OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES CODE
SECTION 690.1405 INFORMATION SHARING
Section 690.1405 Information Sharing
a) Whenever a certified local health department learns of a case of a reportable illness or health condition, an unusual cluster, or a suspicious event that may be the cause of a public health emergency as that term is defined in Section 4 of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act, it shall immediately notify the Department, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, and the appropriate State and local law enforcement authorities.
b) Sharing of medical information on persons with reportable illnesses or health conditions, unusual disease or symptom clusters, or suspicious events between the Department, certified local health departments and law enforcement authorities shall be restricted to information necessary for the treatment, control of, investigation of, containment of, and prevention of a public health emergency, as that term is defined in Section 4 of the Illinois Emergency Management Act, or for criminal investigation or criminal prosecution of or arising out of that matter.
(Source: Added at 32 Ill. Reg. 3777, effective March 3, 2008)