Tenn. Code § 68-2-609

Current through Acts 2019-2020, ch. 810; and 2020 EX2, ch. 5
Section 68-2-609 - Orders of county health officer

The county health officer is empowered to order:

(1) The quarantine of any place or person, if the county health officer finds that quarantine is necessary to protect the public health from an epidemic;
(2) The closure of any public establishment, facility or building if the county health officer finds unsanitary conditions of such a nature and extent to significantly threaten the public health; or
(3) The closure of any public establishment, facility or building, if the county health officer is otherwise authorized by law to take that action.

T.C.A. § 68-2-609

Acts 1985, ch. 172, § 1.