Home > For Everyone > Health and Medicine > New Jersey Statutes 26:5C-3 - Programs to educate public, health care professionals and people in contact with AIDS victims, and of departmental and local support
The Commissioner of the State Department of Health shall establish:
a. A program to educate the public which shall include a public information campaign encouraging persons who suspect exposure to AIDS to seek medical testing and counseling, and a Statewide telephone hotline to answer requests for information and referrals;
b. A program to educate health care professionals and others who are required to have contact with people who have contracted AIDS about the diagnosis and treatment of AIDS; and
c. Departmental and local support programs to provide early detection, counseling, social services, and referrals for those who suspect exposure to AIDS.