N.Y. Public Health Law Section 2575
Children’s institutions

  • duty of local health officer


The county, part-county, city (over fifty thousand population) health commissioner or district state health officer within whose jurisdiction any institution for the care of children, referred to in this article, is situated, shall immediately investigate any complaint against the management of the institution as to the existence of any condition therein dangerous or detrimental to life or health.


If after such investigation, such health commissioner or health officer is satisfied that a condition exists therein which is dangerous or detrimental to life or health, he shall cause the said condition to be remedied without delay.

Source: Section 2575 — Children's institutions; duty of local health officer, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/2575 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 2575’s source at nysenate​.gov

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