Sec. 11-2. Contagious disease control.
In every case of a contagious infectious disease, it shall be the duty of the attending physician, and the head of the family in which such diseases exists, to keep the house purified by disinfectants and to take all reasonable precautions and to exercise such care as may be necessary to prevent the carrying or spreading of such disease. In case of the neglect or failure of compliance with the provisions of this section, the physician shall cause the disinfection of such house in such manner as to prevent danger therefrom.
Source: Code 1962, §§ 2-1-3--2-1-5