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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 101. ADMINISTRATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH [100100 - 101997]

  ( Division 101 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. )
  

PART 3. LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS [101000 - 101490]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Powers and Duties of Local Health Officers and Local Health Departments [101025 - 101165]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. )
  

ARTICLE 5. Municipal and County Laboratories [101150 - 101165]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1023, Sec. 302.1. )

  
101150.  

For the purpose of protecting the community and the public health, the local health department of a city or county shall have available the services of a public health laboratory for the examination of specimens from suspected cases of infectious and environmental diseases, that may include, but need not be limited to, the examination of specimens from milk, milk products, waters, food products, vectors, and the environment. The public health laboratory shall also provide the analyses required to assist in community disease surveillance and to meet the responsibilities and support the programs of the local health department.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1023, Sec. 302.1. Effective September 29, 1996.)