Nevada Public Health and Safety
Chief Medical Officer and Administrator: Duties.
The Chief Medical Officer shall:
Enforce all laws and regulations pertaining to the public health.
Investigate causes of disease, epidemics, source of mortality, nuisances affecting the public health, and all other matters related to the health and life of the people, and to this end the Chief Medical Officer may enter upon and inspect any public or private property in the State.
Oversee the operation of facilities and centers established pursuant to title 39 of NRS.
Direct the work of subordinates and may authorize them to act in his or her place and stead.
Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5 of NRS 439.970, perform the duties prescribed in NRS 439.950 to 439.983, inclusive.
Perform such other duties as the Director may, from time to time, prescribe. If the Chief Medical Officer is not licensed to practice medicine in this State, he or she shall not, in carrying out the duties of the Chief Medical Officer, engage in the practice of medicine.
The Administrator shall direct the work of the Division, administer the Division and perform such other duties as the Director may, from time to time, prescribe.