3701.28 Powers of department when local authorities fail to act.

When a contagious or infectious disease becomes or threatens to become epidemic in a municipal corporation or township, and the local authorities neglect or refuse to enforce efficient measures for its prevention, the director of health may appoint a medical or sanitary officer and such assistants as he may require, and authorize him to enforce such orders or regulations as the director deems necessary.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953.