§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.