§16-4-3. Medical clinics and detention houses.
In order to carry out the provisions of the last section,
any health officer may, if he be a municipal health officer, with
the consent of the municipal council or other body having proper
authority, or if he be a county health officer, with the consent
of the county commissioners or other tribunal, establish, either
independently or in cooperation with other agencies, one or more
medical clinics within their respective jurisdictions, and may
also, with like consent, establish or provide one or more places
for detention and quarantine of such persons as may come within
the purview of this article.