When a person is bitten by a dog or other mammal in Belmont County, a report must be filed with the Belmont County, a report must be filed with the Belmont County Health Department within 24 hours as sated in OAC 3701-3-28. The owner/harborer of the animal involved in a bite must quarantine the animal for a period of no less than 10 days from the date when the person was bitten. At the end of the quarantine period the animal must be examined by a licensed veterinarian for any symptoms of rabies.
Ohio Administrative Codes:
3701-3-28 Report of bite of dog or other mammal.
3701-3-29 Biting animal to be confined; Veterinarian to report.
3701-3-30 Report of suspected rabid mammal.
Ohio Revised Codes:
955.261 Duties after dog bites person.
955.39 Prohibition against violating a rabies quarantine.