§16-3-9. Inflammation of the eyes of the newborn -- Duties of
local health officer.
It shall be the duty of the local health officer to
investigate, or have investigated, every such case reported to
him in pursuance of law, and any other cases that may come to his
attention; to report all cases of inflammation of the eyes of the
newborn and the result of all such investigations as the West
Virginia board of health shall direct; and to conform to such
other rules and regulations as the West Virginia board of health
shall promulgate for his further guidance.