34-24-16 Educational program on metabolic diseases.
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Educational program on metabolic diseases.
The State Department of Health shall
provide for the development and carrying out of an educational program among physicians, staffs
of hospitals, public health nurses, and the citizens of this state concerning the disease
phenylketonuria, hypothyroidism, and other metabolic diseases which may cause intellectual
disabilities for which appropriate methods of detection, prevention, or treatment are available. This
educational program shall include information about the nature of the diseases and examinations for
the early detection of such diseases in order that proper measures may be taken to prevent intellectual
Source: SL 1973, ch 233, § 1; SL 1982, ch 264, § 1; SL 2013, ch 125, § 17.
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