Potential Infectious Disease Exposures in Municipal Operations

Informational Memo

Published: November 11, 2019

Potential Infectious Disease Exposures
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This material contains general information; it should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited in this material are available on request from the League’s Research and Information Service staff.

Learn about infectious disease vaccinations for city workers, especially tuberculosis (TB) and how it spreads, but also hepatitis A and B. Requirements for TB screening tests of city employees. Special considerations for exposure for EMS or ambulance employees and correctional (jail or lock-up) employees. The League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust workers’ compensation coverage for costs associated with testing workers exposed to bloodborne pathogens and occupationally infectious diseases.

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