TITLE 16

Health and Safety

Local Boards of Health; Health Programs

CHAPTER 1. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Subchapter VII. Optometric Clinics


The Department of Health and Social Services shall establish 1 optometric clinic in Sussex County, 1 in Kent County and 1 in New Castle County.

16 Del. C. 1953, § 181; 50 Del. Laws, c. 388, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 149, § 70; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;

Each optometric clinic shall be supervised and directed by 1 optometrist or 1 eye physician, duly licensed to practice optometry under the laws of this State, to be appointed by the Secretary or the Secretary's designee to carry out this subchapter and shall serve during the pleasure of the Secretary or the Secretary's designee and receive such compensation for services rendered as shall be determined by the Secretary or the Secretary's designee.

16 Del. C. 1953, § 182; 50 Del. Laws, c. 388, § 1; 55 Del. Laws, c. 284, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 149, § 71; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;

The clinics shall render and perform, free of charge, optometric services as shall be ordered and directed by the Secretary or the Secretary's designee for those persons who upon application to the Secretary or the Secretary's designee are found to be unable to pay for such services either in whole or in part.

16 Del. C. 1953, § 183; 50 Del. Laws, c. 388, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 149, § 72; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;