Any county may adopt such measures as it deems expedient to secure and promote the
health, safety and general welfare of its inhabitants which are not inconsistent with
the general laws of the Commonwealth. Such power shall include, but shall not be limited to, the adoption of quarantine
regulations affecting both persons and animals, the adoption of necessary regulations
to prevent the spread of contagious diseases among persons or animals and the adoption
of regulations for the prevention of the pollution of water which is dangerous to
the health or lives of persons residing in the county.
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