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2001 Florida Statutes

Section 381.00315, Florida Statutes 2001

381.00315  Public health advisories.--The State Health Officer is responsible for declaring public health emergencies and issuing public health advisories. Prior to issuing any health advisory, the State Health Officer must consult with any state or local agency regarding areas of responsibility which may be affected by such advisory. Upon determining that issuing a health advisory is necessary to protect the public health and safety, and prior to issuing the advisory, the State Health Officer must notify each county health department within the area which is affected by the advisory of the State Health Officer's intent to issue the advisory. The State Health Officer is authorized to take any action appropriate to enforce any health advisory.

History.--s. 16, ch. 96-403; s. 63, ch. 97-100.