Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 5. Administration of Public Health and Related Laws
Section 70. Definitions.
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AS 18.05.070. Definitions.

In this chapter,

(1) "commissioner" means the commissioner of health and social services;

(2) "condition of public health importance" means a disease, syndrome, symptom, injury, or other threat to health that is identifiable on an individual or community level and can reasonably be expected to lead to adverse health effects in the community;

(3) "department" means the Department of Health and Social Services.

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