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2019 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 18 - Disease Prevention
Subtitle 3 - Specific Diseases
Part III - Rabies
§ 18-313. Statewide system
Universal Citation: MD Health-Gen Code § 18-313 (2019)
The Secretary of Health shall provide a statewide system:
(1) To control rabies;
(2) To grant authority to the public health veterinarian and the local health officer in matters pertaining to the disposition of animals that bite or otherwise expose rabies to an individual;
(3) To assist local political subdivisions regarding the laboratory testing of rabid animals;
(4) To treat each individual who is exposed or suspected of having been exposed to rabies; and
(5) To distribute, in accordance with the conditions set by the Secretary of Agriculture, the biological products that are needed to prevent and treat rabies.
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