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Would I get a call from the heath department if I've been tested positive

May 21, 2006

would I recieve a phone call from the health dept after being tested positive for HIV?

Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for your post.

The answer to your question would depend entirely on where you live. Some public health departments try to track down the persons with named, positive tests (as opposed to anonymous tests); the goal here is to make sure the person was notified of the result and has received counseling.

Hope this helps, BY


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