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Definitions.

The definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.

     (1) "Department" means the department of health.

     (2) "Local health jurisdiction" means a local health department as established under chapter 70.05 RCW, a combined city-county health department as established under chapter 70.08 RCW, or a health district established under chapter 70.05 or 70.46 RCW.

     (3) "Secretary" means the secretary of the department of health.

[2006 c 63 § 2.]