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California Laws On Notification On Aids And HIV

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Lambda Legal

Comments on the Department of Health's Revised, Proposed Regulations Implementing the 1998 HIV Reporting and Partner Notification Law (Amending Articles 21 and 27 of the Public Health Law)

January 14, 2000 Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H. c/o Mr. William R. Johnson New York State Department of Health Office of Regulatory Reform Room 2415 ESP Tower Building Albany, New York 12237-7488 By Facsimile and E-Mail Dear... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Calif. Gov. Signs Bill Requiring Parental Notification When Consultants Teach HIV/AIDS, Sex Education in Schools

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Monday signed 37 bills, including a measure (AB 1925 ) that requires school districts to notify a student's parent or guardian if an outside consultant or assembly with a guest speaker will provide... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

HIV Reporting and Partner Notification -- What You Need to Know About the Law

What is HIV reporting? What is partner notification? Why is HIV reporting and partner notification important? Is it still a good idea to get an HIV test? Who should get tested? How can I get an HIV test? When a doctor tells the Health... Read more »
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California law regarding HIV + results

What is the California law regarding giving HIV + lab results-in person or over the phone? ...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Note that I am not an attorney. However, a review of the HIV statutes in both the California Health & Safety as well as the Insurance Codes, does not show any limitation on the mode of disclosure. Health & Safety Code 121015(b) does prohibit... Read more »

"landlord/ tenant disclosure laws in california" around HIV

we rented a room off craigslist from a lady who owns her home signed ayear lease contract. and 11/2 months into it she was drunk a said she was hiv pos. is that legal not to inform us first. ...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is absolutely <b>no need</b> for the woman who rented out a room to you to inform you (or any casual contact for that matter) of her HIV status.She has no responsibility to tell anyone because there's... Read more »

What States require partner notification?

While the practice of safe sex is of course important for everyone, I know that some states, such as Ohio, require HIV+ people to notify potential partners before having sex. What states have such laws? Can you offer any insight about these laws;...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your question is a good one and requires much more information than the workplace forum can provide. The laws vary state-by-state. I suggest contacting an AIDS service organization in your area for the laws in your state.Lynne Gabriel... Read more »

after the result, who finds out? (Reporting/Partner Notification)

I have heard that if a person tests positive they have to tell the doctors who they have had intercourse with and the doctor puts their name on a national list so that every doctor knows. Is this true?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.The answer to this question depends on what state and country you live in. I will base my answer strictly for the United States, since I am not familiar with reporting laws in other countries.In all US states and... Read more »
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Contact notification

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Newly diagnosed and want to notify 3 contacts anonymously. I live in upstate NY and was told I would have to give my name to my county health dept to take advantage of CNAP, but it's a small county, I know people who work there and I'm sure word... Read more »

Massachusetts laws

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have a very good friend who is hiv positive and in a relationship and not disclosing. It is truly because he is afraid, know. Anyway, I told him he could get in trouble for not telling her. He said he is doing nothing wrong, he always uses... Read more »

HIV/AIDS jobs in S.CALIFORNIA

Posted by tre, 1 Reply
I have a science background and years of experience in HIV/AIDS education, outreach and research and would like a F/T or P/T job in the southern california area. Any suggestions? Read more »

My brother in law has full blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
My brother in law was diagnosed with HIV about 10 years ago. He is gay. His partner died about 6 years ago. He now has full blown AIDS. He is having seizures, walks with a cane, and has a constant runny nose. He is only 40 years old. My in laws... Read more »