S-2.2 - Public Health Act

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69. Any health professional with the authority to make a medical diagnosis or to assess a person’s health condition who observes an unusual clinical manifestation, temporally associated with vaccination, in a person having received a vaccine or a contact of that person and who suspects a link between the vaccine and the unusual clinical manifestation must report the situation to the appropriate public health director as soon as possible.
The health professional must provide the name and health insurance number of the person in whom the unusual clinical manifestation was observed and the name and health insurance number of the person who was vaccinated, if not the same. The health professional must also provide the public health director with a brief description of the event observed and any other information prescribed by regulation of the Minister.
2001, c. 60, s. 69; 2012, c. 23, s. 157.
69. Any physician or nurse who observes an unusual clinical manifestation, temporally associated with vaccination, in a person having received a vaccine or a contact of that person and who suspects a link between the vaccine and the unusual clinical manifestation must report the situation to the appropriate public health director as soon as possible.
The physician or nurse must provide the name and health insurance number of the person in whom the unusual clinical manifestation was observed and the name and health insurance number of the person who was vaccinated, if not the same. The physician or nurse must also provide the public health director with a brief description of the event observed and any other information prescribed by regulation of the Minister.
Any unusual reaction to a vaccine on the part of a person who has agreed to participate in the vaccine registration procedure must be recorded in the registry by the physician or nurse in the manner and within the time limits prescribed in the regulation of the Minister made under section 68.
2001, c. 60, s. 69.