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36-184 - Boards of health of local health departments; organization; meetings; powers and duties
36-184. Boards of health of local health departments; organization; meetings; powers and duties
A. The board of health of each county health department shall meet and elect from among its members a president and vice-president, and adopt rules not inconsistent with law for its procedure. The director of the local health department shall serve as secretary of the board. The board shall hold an annual meeting in July each year at which officers shall be elected for the ensuing year. Monthly and special meetings may be held on the call of the president, the director or any two members. A majority of the members constitutes a quorum. Members who fail to attend three consecutive meetings shall be considered as resigned from the board, but the board may, for good cause, grant leaves of absence to its members.
B. The board shall:
1. Advise the director and request from the director information it deems necessary.
2. Keep minutes of all meetings of the board.
3. Make rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the rules and regulations of the department of health services, for the protection and preservation of public health.
4. Advise the board of supervisors regarding suitable offices, facilities and equipment for the health department.
5. Recommend rules and regulations to the respective county boards of supervisors for adoption and enforcement in their respective counties.
C. This article does not authorize a county health department or any of its officers or representatives to impose on any person any mode of treatment against that person's will, or any examination inconsistent with the creed or tenets of any religious denomination of which the person is an adherent, provided that the person complies with sanitary and quarantine laws, rules and regulations.