50-304. Preservation of public health. Cities may establish a board of health and prescribe its powers and duties; pass all ordinances and make all regulations necessary to preserve the public health; prevent the introduction of contagious diseases into the city; make quarantine laws for that purpose and enforce the same within five (5) miles of the city.
[50-304, added 1967, ch. 429, sec. 29, p. 1249.]