Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control [12 VAC 5 ‑ 90]
Update of emergency regulations and adoption of new regulations for quarantine and isolation
Action 1626
General Information
Action Summary Sets out a procedure for the State Health Commissioner to issue orders of quarantine when a person or persons or an affected area in Virginia have been known to be exposed to or infected with or may reasonably be suspected to be exposed to or infected with a communicable disease of public health threat, and updates certain other provisions of the regulations.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2927 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
3089 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/04/2005.
3589 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/02/2007.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Diane Woolard, PhD  / Director, Div'n. of General Envirnmntl. Svces.
Address: 109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8124