WVC 16 - 2 - 15
§16-2-15. Obstructing local health officers and others in the
enforcement of public health laws; other violations;
Any person who willfully obstructs any local health officer,
public health nurse, sanitarian or any other person charged with
the enforcement of any public health law, in the performance of
that person's legal duties in enforcing the law, is guilty of a
misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of
not less than fifty dollars and not more than five hundred dollars.
Any person who willfully violates any of the provisions of
this article, or any of the rules or orders adopted or issued
pursuant to the provisions, for which a penalty is not otherwise
provided, is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be
punished by a fine of not less than two hundred dollars and not
more than one thousand dollars.
Magistrates have concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit
courts of this state for violations of provisions of this article.