DIRECTOR'S ORDER FOR 5-DAY QUARANTINE AFTER EXPOSURE TO SOMEONE WITH COVID-19
WHEREAS MARY BEER, Director of Ontario County Public Health, possesses all the powers and duties of a local health officer pursuant to Public Health Law 352(2) and (356(1).
WHEREAS, The New York State Sanitary Code, 10NYCRR 2.29, provides that whenever a case of highly communicable disease comes to the attention of a county health officer, said officer shall isolate and/or quarantine such afflicted person as in such officer's judgment is deemed necessary; and
WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of Director MARY BEER that the individual completing this form was exposed to COVID-19 Disease, a highly communicable disease as defined by the New York State Sanitary Code, 10NYCRR 2.1; and
WHEREAS, Director MARY BEER has reasonably concluded that this individual be quarantined in such a place, under such conditions and for such time as will prevent transmission of said communicable disease.
NOW, therefore, pursuant to the authority granted by the laws of the State of New York, Director MARY BEER hereby orders and directs the following.
QAURANTINE OF EXPOSED INDIVIDUAL
The individual exposed to COVID-19 shall quarantine for five days as noted in this document.
Mary L. Beer, Director Ontario County Public Health
NOTICE: ANY PERSON WHO WILFULLY VIOLATES OR REFUSES OR OMITS TO COMPLY WITH ANY LAWFUL ORDER OF A LOCAL HYEALTH OFFICER IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR PURSUANT TO PUBLIC HEALTH LAW 12-b.
You have the right to seek judicial review of this order. You have the right to legal counsel, and if you are unable to afford legal counsel, counsel will be appointed upon request.