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Section 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 the health commissioner and any other such case that comes to the health commissioner's attention;

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

(C) Conform to such other rules and regulations as the department promulgates for the health commissioner's further guidance;

(D) Determine the nature of the inflammation of the eyes in any case reported to the health commissioner, and refer immediately to the bureau of services for the visually impaired, any inflammation of the eyes, for such treatment as the bureau deems necessary.

Last updated February 7, 2023 at 9:21 AM

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