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28 Pa. Code § 15.25. Employment of physician.

§ 15.25. Employment of physician.

 (a)  Each local health department shall employ at least one full-time physician, who may be the director of the local health department.

 (b)  The Secretary may waive the requirement of subsection (a) upon petition of a local health department, if the local health department:

   (1)  Employs, on at least a half-time basis, a physician knowledgeable in the field of preventive medicine, epidemiology, and communicable disease control.

   (2)  Demonstrates the availability of a physician in case of medical emergencies.

   (3)  Submits to the Secretary a plan for the involvement of a physician in public health program development and evaluation.

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