State foodborne illness laws regulate which illnesses need to be reported, the timeframe for reporting, and which agencies must then be informed of the illness and/or outbreak. This LawAtlas dataset focuses on state laws relating to foodborne illness surveillance and outbreak response, including the reporting requirements for several of the most common foodborne diseases.
The map identifies the variations in the different laws, including whether cyberbullying is included in the state’s definition of bullying, where the law applies, which laws offer civil immunity for individuals reporting bullying incidents, and whether the laws identify a protected class of students.
This LawAtlas map offers details on whether a state has laws requiring access to free STD treatment services. It also includes whether the law prohibits a patient from being billed or whether a third party may be billed.
This LawAtlas map provides information about the states where health care professionals who provide free services are immune from civil liability, and whether the immunity is limited to state employees. It also provides information about how a provider could lose their immunity.
This LawAtlas map provides information about the state laws and regulations that dictate how, when and to what extent a health department may intervene when communicable diseases appear in their jurisdiction.
This map identifies and displays key features of laws that seek to prevent traumatic brain injuries (concussions) in youth sports. The map includes laws from 50 states and the District of Columbia from 2009 to 2013.
Public Health Management Corporation/National Nurse-Led Care Consortium
This LawAtlas map shows state statutes and regulations that address health departments’ ability to release and use personally identifiable information for communicable disease cases to promote public health and coordinate care.
This dataset examines some of the characteristics of laws and regulations governing reporting requirements, database access, data retention, and penalties for unlawful disclosure of data for US prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP).