Section SAF.04.02 — Definitions
(a) Communicable Disease
-any disease transmitted from one person or animal to another person or animal directly by contact with excreta or other discharges from the body; or indirectly via substances or inanimate objects : may be bacteria, fungi, parasites, or viruses.
(b) Public Health Emergency
- the occurrence or imminent threat of an illness or health condition that meets all of the following criteria:
(1) Is believed to be caused by bioterrorism or a novel or previously controlled or eradicated biological agent.
(2) Poses a high probability of any of the following:
(A) A large number of deaths or serious or long-term disability among humans.
(B) A high probability of widespread exposure to a biological, chemical or radiological agent that creates a significant risk of substantial future harm to a large number of people.
(c) Communicable diseases on the
attached "Non-Quarantinable Diseases" list are not covered by this Ordinance.