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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 9. PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES [10000 - 18999.8]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

PART 6. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS [18000 - 18999.8]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

CHAPTER 6.5. Preventive Health Care for the Aging [18375 - 18378]
  ( Chapter 6.5 added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1058. )

18375.
  

The intent of this chapter is to assist city and county health agencies to provide preventive health care through public health nursing services to the aged.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 211.)

18376.
  

(a) The State Department of Health Services may authorize the payment of state funds to defray in part the cost of projects or the continuation of projects under which the city or county health agency provides a program of scheduled visits by public health nurses to senior citizen housing and center facilities for health consultant services.

(b) The State Department of Health Services shall authorize the payment of state funds to city and county health agencies, as well as to the federal ACTION Agencies Retired Senior Volunteer Program to train, coordinate, and reimburse senior volunteers who will augment the program by providing referral, counseling, and other support services to senior clients.

(c) The state share of any such project shall not exceed 50 percent of funds expended in connection with that project, except that if the project is established for the purposes set forth in subdivision (b), the state shall not be required to provide matching funds. City or county matching funds may be in the form of cash, facilities or services on the basis of a local project plan submitted to and approved by the department, except that if the project is established for the purposes set forth in subdivision (b), neither the city nor the county shall be required to provide matching funds.

(Amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1274, Sec. 1.)

18378.
  

The California Commission on Aging shall render such technical assistance and advice as is required by the department in carrying out the provisions of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1058.)

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