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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 392
TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL
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F.S. 392.655
392.655 Prisoners.
(1) The department and its authorized representatives may, at its discretion, enter any state, county, or municipal detention facility to interview, examine, and treat any prisoner for tuberculosis. Any such state, county, or municipal detention facility shall cooperate with the department and its authorized representatives to provide such space as is necessary for the examination and treatment of all prisoners having or suspected of having tuberculosis.
(2) Nothing in this section shall be construed as relieving the Department of Corrections, counties, or municipalities of their primary responsibility for providing medical treatment for prisoners, including treatment for tuberculosis.
History.s. 16, ch. 94-320.