(20 ILCS 2310/2310-320)
(was 20 ILCS 2310/55.56)
AIDS awareness programs and materials.
(a) The Department shall
include within its AIDS awareness programs and materials, information
directed toward Hispanics, African Americans, and other population groups
Illinois that are considered high risk populations for AIDS and
AIDS-related complex. The information shall inform high risk
the transmission of the AIDS virus, the prevention of infection, the
treatment available for the disease, and how treatment may be obtained.
(b) The Department shall include in its AIDS campaign
material information directed toward African-Americans and Hispanics. This
information shall include educational videos, in English and in Spanish,
directed toward teenagers who are members of high risk population groups.
The Department shall seek the advice and assistance of community-based
organizations representing these populations with respect to the most
effective methods to educate persons within these populations about AIDS.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)