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Hiv Anonymous Notification

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Support Among Persons Infected With HIV for Routine Health Department Contact for HIV Partner Notification

A central goal of CDC's recently announced Serostatus Approach to Fighting HIV (SAFE) is to increase the proportion of Americans with HIV who are aware that they are infected. One way to reach that goal may be through enhanced partner notification... 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 »
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 »
Ask the Experts

notification of test results

My question is if you go to a department of health clinic and take a confidential Hiv test but never pick up the result and test positive do the clinic try to notify you or what is the general procedures in this case...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
It depends on the specific policies of that department of health. Some departments of health initiated anonymous testing programs so that people could be tested without disclosing identifying information. Other testing programs request more... Read more »

partner notification

When a person tests posative for hiv is there a system for partner notification without telling them in person such as anonymous partner notification?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
yes, some localities have contact notification systems. The specifics would really depend on the particular government and location. BY... Read more »

Anonymous HIV Testing

1: By October, 2007 the CDC will eliminate federal funding for States that endorse the UI testing system to track the HIV/AIDS epidemic. What will happen to anonymous HIV testing sites?2. Are people more likely to get tested if they know that the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1.Federal- and state-sponsored anonymous testing sites will cease to exist, as states cannot afford to risk having federal funds cut off. (Thanks so much, Dubya! You're doing a heck of a job.)2.Most folks prefer anonymous over... Read more »

hiv notification

hi, heres my situation im 23 and used to donate blood. well yesterday i got a call from a blood center in the county i used to live saying that they were reviewing my case and it was determined i was hiv positive. well i have not donated blood in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,First of all if you haven't donated blood for seven years and have had "countless" negative tests over the past seven years, you have not reason to be concerned about the call from the blood bank.Next, remember the reason you go to... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

ANONYMOUS E-MAIL RESEARCH- UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Those who are HIV-positive have much to contribute to the research and literature on HIV/AIDS. Based on this belief, the University of Cambridge, England, is currently conducting research on the experience of living with HIV/AIDS. Steven Koh, a... Read more »

ANONYMOUS E-MAIL RESEARCH- UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

Posted by Anonymous
Those who are HIV-positive have much to contribute to the research and literature on HIV/AIDS. Based on this belief, the University of Cambridge, England, is currently conducting research on the experience of living with HIV/AIDS. Steven Koh, a... Read more »

ANONYMOUS E-MAIL RESEARCH- UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

Posted by Anonymous
Those who are HIV-positive have much to contribute to the research and literature on HIV/AIDS. Based on this belief, the University of Cambridge, England, is currently conducting research on the experience of living with HIV/AIDS. Steven Koh, a... Read more »