In the event that an emergency or disaster as defined in §occurs, that involves outbreaks of disease that present a danger of an epidemic, the commissioner shall make appropriate recommendations to the governor for actions under this title and title 58, chapter 2, to allocate all available heath care resources in the affected areas for immediate and long-term health care needs of the affected populations.
T.C.A. § 68-1-204
Acts 2006, ch. 588, § 3.