339.72 Designation of tuberculosis control unit.

(A) Each board of county commissioners shall provide for the county to be served by a tuberculosis control unit by designating a county tuberculosis control unit or by entering into an agreement with one or more boards of county commissioners of other counties under which the boards jointly designate a district tuberculosis control unit. The entity designated as the county or district tuberculosis control unit may be any of the following:

(1) A communicable disease control program operated by a board of health of a city or general health district pursuant to section 3709.22 of the Revised Code;

(2) A tuberculosis clinic established by a board of county commissioners pursuant to section 339.76 of the Revised Code;

(3) A hospital that provides tuberculosis clinic services under a contract with a board of county commissioners pursuant to section 339.75 of the Revised Code.

(B) The entity designated under division (A) of this section as the tuberculosis control unit shall accept that designation and fulfill its duties as the tuberculosis control unit specified under sections 339.71 to 339.89 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 10-10-2000; 06-30-2005