2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 19a-222. (Formerly Sec. 19-95). Vaccination.
Sec. 19a-222. (Formerly Sec. 19-95). Vaccination. Directors of health and boards
of health may adopt such measures for the general vaccination of the inhabitants of their
respective towns, cities or boroughs as they deem reasonable and necessary in order to
prevent the introduction or arrest the progress of smallpox, and the expenses in whole
or in part of such general vaccination shall, upon their order, be paid out of the town,
city or borough treasury, as the case may be. Any person who refuses to be vaccinated,
or who prevents a person under his care and control from being vaccinated, on application being made by the director of health or board of health or by a physician employed
by the director of health or board of health for that purpose, unless, in the opinion of
another physician, it would not be prudent on account of sickness, shall be fined not
more than five dollars.
History: Sec. 19-95 transferred to Sec. 19a-222 in 1983.
Annotations to former section 19-95:
Powers of health officer to prevent spread of smallpox. 42 C. 162. Health officers may adopt suitable measures of prevention, although no case of disease has appeared. 65 C. 189.
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