Regulations Related to Reporting of Communicable Diseases
Montana Communicable Disease Rules 37.114 (sub-chapters) with the most recent changes effective March 24, 2017 can be accessed at the links below. Please contact the Communicable Disease Epidemiology Section at (406) 444-0273 for information on state statutes and/or rules.
The Montana legislature specifies the roles and responsibilities of the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (MT-DPHHS) through the Montana Code Annotated. In relation to the reporting and control of communicable disease, MCA 50-1-202 (p) grants MT-DPHHS with the authority to “adopt and enforce rules regarding the reporting and control of communicable diseases”. This responsibility is executed through specific rules in the Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) [ARM 37.114].
Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM): Reporting and Control of Communicable Diseases