3701.53 Duties of health commissioner.

The health commissioner of a city or general health district shall:

(A) Investigate each case of inflammation of eyes of the newborn or gonorrheal ophthalmia as filed with him and any other such case that comes to his attention;

(B) Report all cases of inflammation of the eyes of the newborn or gonorrheal ophthalmia, and the result of all such investigation, as the department of health directs;

(C) Conform to such other rules and regulations as the department promulgates for his further guidance;

(D) Determine the nature of the inflammation of the eyes in any case reported to him, and refer immediately to the Ohio commission for the blind, any inflammation of the eyes, for such treatment as the commission deems necessary.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953.