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Section 3707.12 | Destruction of infected property.


The board of health of a city or general health district may destroy any infected clothing, bedding, or other article that cannot be made safe by disinfection, and shall furnish to the owner of the articles a receipt, of which the board shall keep a complete and accurate copy, for articles so destroyed. The receipt shall show the number, character, condition, and estimated value of the articles destroyed. When a building, hut, or other structure has become infected with a dangerous communicable disease, and cannot, in the opinion of the board, be made safe by disinfection, the board may have the building, hut, or other structure appraised and destroyed.

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