Section 22-11A-24

Commitment to Department of Public Health for compulsory treatment when person exposed or afflicted and refuses treatment.

When any person exposed to a disease or where reasonable evidence indicates exposure to a disease or infection designated under this article refuses testing or when any person afflicted with a disease designated under this article refuses treatment and/or conducts himself so as to expose others to infection, the state or county health officer or the designee may petition the probate judge of the county in which such person is located to commit him to the custody of the Alabama Department of Public Health for compulsory testing, treatment and quarantine.

(Acts 1987, No. 87-574, p. 904, §24.)