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Chapter 3. Functions and Duties of Local Health Officers   

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Contagious, infectious or communicable diseases

Each health officer knowing or having reason to believe that any case of the diseases made reportable by regulation of the department, or any other contagious, infectious or communicable disease exists, or has recently existed, within the territory under his or her jurisdiction, shall take measures as may be necessary to prevent the spread of the disease or occurrence of additional cases.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 7.)