144.076 MOBILE HEALTH CLINIC.
The state commissioner of health may establish, equip, and staff with the commissioner's
own members or volunteers from the healing arts, or may contract with a public or private
nonprofit agency or organization to establish, equip, and staff a mobile unit, or units to travel in
and around poverty stricken areas and Indian reservations of the state on a prescribed course and
schedule for diagnostic and general health counseling, including counseling on and distribution of
dietary information, to persons residing in such areas. For this purpose the state commissioner
of health may purchase and equip suitable motor vehicles, and furnish a driver and such other
personnel as the department deems necessary to effectively carry out the purposes for which
these mobile units were established or may contract with a public or private nonprofit agency or
organization to provide the service.
History: 1971 c 940 s 1; 1975 c 310 s 3; 1977 c 305 s 45; 1986 c 444