§16-2-7. Appointment to and composition of county boards of
health; qualifications; number of appointees.
A county board of health is composed of five members selected
and appointed by vote of the county commission. Each member
appointed to the county board of health shall be a resident of the
county. No more than two members who reside in the same
magisterial district may be appointed and no more than two members
may be appointed who are personally licensed or certified in,
engaged in, or actively participating in the same business,
profession or occupation. No more than three members of a county
board of health may belong to the same political party.