Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 439.400
Appointment, qualifications, powers and compensation of district health officer; clinical program requiring medical assessment must be supervised by physician.


The district board of health shall appoint a district health officer for the district.


The district health officer must be appointed on the basis of his or her graduate education in public health, training, experience and interest in public health and related programs.


The district health officer has full authority as a county health officer in the health district.


Any clinical program of a district board of health which requires medical assessment must be carried out under the direction of a physician.


The district health officer is entitled to receive a salary fixed by the district board of health and serves at the pleasure of that board.
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Feb. 5, 2021