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SECTION 353
Deputy county or part-county health commissioners; assistants and employees; appointment
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 3, TITLE 3
§ 353. Deputy county or part-county health commissioners; assistants
and employees; appointment. 1. Local health officers who continue to
hold office after the establishment of a county or part-county health
district, pursuant to the provisions of this article, shall be deputies
of the county health commissioner, who may require any such local health
officer to perform within his jurisdiction any of the duties required of
local health officers.

2. The county health commissioner may appoint with the approval of the
board of health such additional deputies, assistant deputies and other
employees as may be required to fulfill the purposes of this article in
the health district and as may be authorized by the board of supervisors
pursuant to the provisions of section four hundred one of the county
law. Such deputies and assistant deputies and other employees shall have
the qualifications prescribed in the sanitary code.

3. The county health commissioner may designate in writing a deputy,
qualified in accordance with the provisions of the sanitary code, to
whom shall be delegated all the powers and duties of the county health
commissioner when such commissioner is unable to act by reason of
absence or disability.