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Florida State Law On HIV

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hiv positive having sex in florida not telling

My step-daughter is having unprotected sex and is HIV positive and was born with the disease. I am beteen a rock and ahard place with her. I have tried talking with her about her behavior. Can she legally be accountable for not telling?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV nondisclosure laws vary from state to state. If possible, I would suggest you accompany your step-daughter to her next appointment Read more »

cuts in HIV funding for free meds (ADAP, 2010)

I have a major concern as you all know I am HIV +. I receive meds from the govt. Is it true that... Read more »

HIV DISCRIMINATION IN FLORIDA

I HAVE A RELATIVE WHO WAS RECENTLY FIRED IN FLORIDA. I WAS WONDERING WHAT ARE THE LAWS THAT APPLY... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida State Bureau Not "Giving Up" on St. Lucie County's HIV Prevention Efforts

...Department of Health for the money -- all were turned down. Marlene LaLota, prevention director of the state Bureau of HIV/AIDS, said 99 applications were received and only 25 were funded. The St. Lucie County proposals were all ranked near the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: First Big Decline in AIDS-Related Deaths in 8 Years, State Reports

...Department of Health documents the state's first significant decline in AIDS death rates since 1999. "Man Up: The Crisis of HIV/AIDS Among Florida's Men" shows that from 2006 to 2007, AIDS-related death rates fell by 16 percent among black men,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: AIDS Activist Welcomes Tourists to "State of Denial"

...Earlier this month, Tim McCarron, a Miami-based artist and AIDS activist, was seen parading about Miami's Design District in a T-shirt reading "State of Denial, Welcome," its letters scripted Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida State University Block Party Fosters HIV/AIDS Awareness

... Phi Beta Sigma's second HIV/AIDS Awareness Block Party, held on July 31 in Florida State University's Union Courtyard, was this year dedicated to a fraternity Read more »
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reasons doctors test

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...I was just wondering what some of the reasons doctors decide to test for hiv you know besides oral thrush like blood values (low or hight cbc hemoglobin, vitamin, testosterone deficiencies ) any input would Read more »

Will they write down results for you.......???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I convinced my questionable "Exposure" to go have the rapid orasure test done tomorrow. He REFUSES to let me go with. But this isn't something Im taking lightly, so I told him that was fine if I couldn't go with him. But I wanted something in... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...infected before they arrived, the study found. Over a 17-year period, 88 men became infected in prison by the virus that causes AIDS, chiefly through same-sex intercourse. Georgia prisons currently house about 45,000 men. The study, published... Read more »

Insurance and pre exisitng conditions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...form say what you've got? or do you just start going to a doctor and then sending in the claim forms. by the way, this is florida i am referring to. need help urgently! thanks Read more »