New Law Expands HIV Testing in Delaware
June 29, 2012
On Wednesday, National HIV Testing Day, Gov. Jack Markell signed into law SB 162, which implements CDC's recommendation that HIV testing should be included among standard medical tests. Patients retain the right to decline HIV testing. An estimated 800 state residents have HIV and do not know it, according to the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services.
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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