TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-13
Maternal and Child Health Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs

SECTION 23-13-6


§ 23-13-6 Reports of ophthalmia neonatorum.

It shall be the duty of any physician, midwife, nurse, parent, or other person or persons assisting any woman in childbirth or assisting in the care of any infant to report within twelve (12) hours after noting any case of ophthalmia neonatorum coming to his or her attention to the department of health.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 277, § 24; G.L. 1909, ch. 343, § 25; P.L. 1914, ch. 1081, § 1; P.L. 1918, ch. 1641, § 1; P.L. 1919, ch. 1757, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 395, § 25; G.L. 1938, ch. 606, § 24; G.L. 1956, § 23-13-6.)