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Hiv Partner Notification Laws

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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 »

ex partner notification

i have recently tested positive, with cd4 count of 24, i already started treatment, i'm not sure... 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 »
Articles
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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Provider and Client Acceptance of a Health Department Enhanced Approach to Improve HIV Partner Notification in New York City

... The goal of the current study was to assess provider and client acceptance of health department-delivered HIV partner services (PS) in clinical and community settings. New York City's HIV field services unit was formed in 2006 and staffed Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco Chronicle Examines Partner Notification as HIV Prevention Method

... The San Francisco Chronicle on Monday examined the increasing role of partner notification in the battle against HIV/AIDS in California and across the U.S. Partner notification, which emerged from the contact tracing Read more »
Connect With Others

guilt

Posted by turtle2087, 1 Reply
...tested 6 months ago i was clean so u have nothing t worry about having sex with me... well seeing that i just got tested for HIV again the second time (just in case) i didnt think i had anything to worry about so i had sex "unprotected" with a... Read more »

Howdo from England!!

Posted by Richie_in_the_UK, 3 Replies
...professional degree! Despite this I finished and qualified as a nurse and social worker. Now doing research into adherence and partner notification In a way being diagnosed turned my world upside down ..but on the flip side of the coin it has... Read more »

i think the cdc is hunting me down

Posted by tommyga, 4 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed, and I've heard that the CDC will call you to talk about partner notification. Well, I ahven't got a call, but I've begun to tell the folks who need to know what they need to know about my diagnosis. It's 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 »