2021 Maryland Statutes
Health - General
Title 18 - Disease Prevention
Subtitle 3 - Specific Diseases
Part VI - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Aids)
Section 18-333 - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Aids) Research and Information Program

    (a)    (1)    The Secretary shall establish and promote a statewide public information program on acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

        (2)    The public information program shall:

            (i)    Attempt to reach individuals at risk for contracting AIDS;

            (ii)    Encourage those individuals at risk for contracting AIDS to take the necessary precautions to prevent transmission of the HTLV-III virus; and

            (iii)    Include any other aspects that the Secretary considers appropriate.

    (b)    The Secretary shall establish a program to train physicians, physician’s assistants, nurses, and other health professionals in:

        (1)    Diagnosing and treating AIDS or other conditions associated with AIDS; and

        (2)    Methods to prevent the transmission of the HTLV-III virus.

    (c)    To carry out this section, the Secretary:

        (1)    On request, shall receive the help of or information from any agency of this State or of a political subdivision; and

        (2)    May contract for any necessary services.

    (d)    The Secretary may set a sliding fee schedule for services provided under this section.

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