What is Health Officer?

Legal Definition
The name of an officer invested with power to enforce the health laws. The powers and duties of health officers are regulated by local laws.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
The officer charged with the execution and enforcement of health laws. The powers and duties of health officers are regulated by local laws.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
An officer having the duty of overseeing the sanitary affairs of a district.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary