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Concealing Hiv Legality Law

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Basic Facts About HIV and the Law

HIV/AIDS affects companies and organizations in many ways. Managers and labor leaders are gathering information, talking with their trade and professional associations, learning more about HIV/AIDS, and preparing strategies for HIV/AIDS programs and policies suitable for their companies. The majority of people infected with HIV are between the ages of 25-44 and are employed. The increase in the number of people with HIV means that there will be...
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Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello C,How long have I been doing this? Oh Lordy, since the last millennium, I think.As for HIV disclosure laws, they vary from state to state. California has a "Willful Exposure" law, which makes it a felony (punishable by up to eight... Read more »

HIV, legal rights, insurance, and discrimination

Rick could you please discuss what one may need to know after testing positive to hiv regarding employment, medical insurance. . .For example, i am currently employed through a company and they provide health insurance through a common provider....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Anytime we are talking about legal issues (including insurance issues), there is no single or simple answer, since laws can vary significantly from country to country, and from state to state. In addition, many laws... 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 »

Am I legally responsible in telling my patient's HIV status to his intimate significant other?

I work in a hospital, and I have the privilege of meeting all sorts of people, including those infected with HIV. Some are newly diagnosed and refuses to tell their spouse. As a healthcare professional, it is my duty to protect my patient's...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,You inquire specifically whether 1) as a health care professional in Texas you are obligated to notify an HIV-positive patient's partner of your patient's HIV status, and 2) whether you may be held criminally liable if you fail... Read more »
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Legal/Policy Specialist HIV/AIDS in the workplace

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The International Health Group is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Policy/Legal Specialist on an HIV/AIDS in the Workplace program. The position will involve technical oversight of up to ten overseas projects in collaboration... Read more »

HIV and legal/financial issues

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi guys

anybody know which states have the best health care and support for low-income positives?

i was diagnosed HIV positive last November - now i'm moving back to the U.S. in about two months and am currently looking for a job. i'm trying to... Read more »

Is this even legal?

Posted by Mike89406, 5 Replies
There is a website where a guy in Oregon feels is hid duty to out those with a STD without their consent. I thought there were gross privacy violations. Check out the website and tell me what you think.

http://stdcarriers.com/Default.aspx

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Laws

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
A friend who is + recently had an experience with a woman, there was flirting, playful touching, but no intercourse or oral. He did not tell her of his status, maybe he should have. She has found out the he is + now and is making threats to go to... Read more »