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This bulletin summarizes the statutory rulemaking authority of local boards of health as well as the judicially-imposed limitations placed on that authority.
Local boards of health are authorized to make rules and regulations necessary to protect and advance public health. With the coming of Medicare programs it is expected by State Board of Health officials that health department services will be greatly increased. Consequently, legal aspects of professional liability are to be explored.