Bioterrorism, Public Health and the Law 
Law 801: Health Care Law Seminar
Professor Vernellia R. Randall

OH ST 3701.03 Duties of Director


Lesson Schedule
00: Intro to the Course
01: Intro to the Problem
02: Public Health System
03: Real Threat?
04: Public Health Law
05: Disease-Reporting
06: Quarantine
07: Model Act
08: Military Presence
09: Health Law Revisited



The director of health shall perform such duties as are incident to his position as chief executive officer. He shall administer the laws relating to health and sanitation and the regulations of the department of health. He shall prepare sanitary and public health regulations for consideration by the public health council and shall submit to said council recommendations for new legislation. The director shall sit at meetings of the council but shall have no vote.



Compatibility of offices 2 Enforcement of laws and regulations 1 1. Enforcement of laws and regulations

Director of health, in his administration of the laws and regulations adopted by the public health council relating to public health, quarantine and sanitation on state owned property or elsewhere, may call upon local district boards of health and officials, officers of state institutions, police officers, sheriffs, constables or other law enforcement officers in the state or any county, city or township, to assist in such administration. 1940 OAG 1921.

2. Compatibility of offices

The health director may serve as a clinical associate professor of medicine at Wright state university without compensation from the university where his teaching duties involve the instruction of medical students who accompany him while he is treating patients only on weekends at a privately owned outpatient clinic. OAG 88-022.

R.C. 3701.03

OH ST 3701.03


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