§16-25-4. Program for detection of high blood pressure and diabetes; mobile testing facilities.
The state director of health is hereby authorized to establish and implement programs for early detection of diseases as the director may determine, including, but not limited to, high blood pressure, diabetes, and if possible, water testing. The board of health may promulgate reasonable rules and regulations necessary to carry out such programs. To this end, the director is hereby authorized to convert and utilize any mobile testing facilities presently within the department of health for such programs and in such areas of this state as the director may determine. The director may establish and maintain adequate testing facilities for the detection of such diseases in state hygienic laboratories and water testing facilities as the director finds is necessary to carry out the legislative purpose as is defined in section one of this article.