The County Health Officer is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners and is a 2 year term.
The County Health Officer acts as the chairman of the County Board of Health. The County Board of Health consists of the Board of County Commissioners, Sheriff and the County Health Officer. The County Clerk is the clerk of the Board.
The County Health Officer performs duties as described in the Nevada Revised Statues and Nevada Administrative Code, as described by the County to be necessary.