The Institutes

Authority.The department or the local health officer acting on behalf of the department may require isolation of the patient or an individual, quarantine of contacts, concurrent and terminal disinfection, or modified forms of these procedures as may be necessary, and which are determined by the department by rule.

Penalties.No person, other than a person authorized by the public health authority or agent of the public health authority, may enter an isolation or quarantine premises. A violation is subject to a fine not to exceed $10,000 or imprisonment not to exceed ninemonths, or both.

Police Power and Limitations.Expenses for necessary medical care, food and other articles needed for the care of the infected person shall be charged against the person or whoever is liable for the person's support.