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Duties and powers regarding tuberculosis – Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 3701.146

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The director of health will engage in the following activities with regard to tuberculosis:

  • Surveillance activities, including the collection and analysis of epidemiological information relative to the frequency of tuberculosis infection, demographic and geographic distribution of tuberculosis cases, and trends pertaining to tuberculosis;
  • Maintenance of a registry to record the incidence of tuberculosis in Ohio; and
  • Appointing physicians to serve as consultants for geographic regions of Ohio, who will review medical records pertaining to the treatment provided to individuals with tuberculosis.

Current as of June 2015