Tenn. Code § 68-2-609

Current through Acts 2021, ch. 595
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.
(4) Rules and regulations as are necessary or appropriate to protect the general health and safety of the county.

T.C.A. § 68-2-609

Amended by 2021 Tenn. Acts, ch. 550,s 4, eff. 5/26/2021.
Acts 1985, ch. 172, § 1.