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HIV Partner Notification State Law

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Ask the Experts

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
...may have been exposed to the disease, are tested (and when necessary, treated as well). This is called "Contact Tracing" or "Partner Notification". Contact Tracing has been a valuable tool to prevent further spread of infectious diseases. ... 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... Read more »

Non-disclosure legalities/Which states?

I have been positive for about 25 years, and it doesn't show on me. I have never been sick from it,... Read more »
Articles
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? Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

GMHC Opposes New York State Health Department's Draft Regulations On Partner Notification

...announced today that it opposes the New York State Department of Health's draft regulations for the implementation of the state's Partner Notification Law. Contrary to recommendations from the New York State AIDS Advisory Council and from an... Read more »
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)

...not reflect either testimony or the commonly-understood meaning of domestic violence. Domestic violence justifying deferral of partner notification cannot be limited to threats of "severe physical harm," or "severe and substantive risk to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alternative Approaches to Partner Notification, Diagnosis, and Treatment: Pharmacists' Perspectives on Proposed Patient Delivered Partner Therapy in New York State, 2007

...issue to address to protect individuals treated through PDPT." Back to other news for March 2009 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

PARTNER SECRETLY REMOVED CONDOM THEN CONFESSED HIV

Posted by FORTHEBIRDS, 2 Replies
...said, "yup, I took it off!" I went bananas, and after discussing it for a month he said something to the effect of, "yes, I have HIV and we're both going to die! So, what are you going to do?" Well since that text, I've thought of plenty of... Read more »

Immigrants living in the USA!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...concern is if when Customs officials scan your passport for the visa if it wont reflect in their computer system that you are HIV+ because if you are +ve you are not allowed to enter or live in the USA if you are an immigrant. Are there any... Read more »

Which 3 states gives best HIV treatment to poor

Posted by Anonymous
...My son want to leave massachusetts. They give grea6t care to HIV patients and medical coverage run by the state. Which other states in the the midatlantic or southeast also are known for the Read more »