General Health Law

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This law states the preventative measures to uphold public health in the Dominican Republic.

Applicable countryDominican Republic
Quarantine and isolation
Authority to isolate
Authority to quarantine
Diphtheria vaccination
Enforcement of childhood vaccination requirement
Exemption from childhood vaccination requirement
Isolation enforcement mechanisms and penalties
List of actionable diseases
Measles vaccination
Polio vaccination
Quarantine and isolation policies
Quarantine enforcement mechanisms and penalties
Childhood vaccination requirement
Tuberculosis vaccination
Original publication8 Mar 2001
Entered into force8 Mar 2001
Latest update8 Mar 2001
Relevant articles

Article 64 - Mandatory Childhood Vaccination

Article 66 - Isolation and Isolatable Diseases

Article 69 - Quarantine and Isolation during a Epidemic

Article 153 - Enforcement Mechanism for Childhood Vaccination (Criminalization) and Quarantine and Isolation

Available languages
Spanish Ley general de salud