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Hiv Positive Notification

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Partner Notification Outcomes for HIV-Infected Patients by Duration of Infection, San Francisco, 2004 to 2006

"The San Francisco Department of Public Health conducts HIV third-party partner notification in the following populations based on standard [CDC] guidelines: (1) persons with acute and non-acute incident HIV infection tested at the municipal... 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 method used since the 1940s... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Gov. Feigenholtz Files HIV Notification Repeal Bill

An Illinois law requiring that the names of HIV-positive children be reported to their school principals would be repealed under the recently filed House Bill 4314. The notification law dates from 1987, and many advocates feel it was driven more by... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

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 and domestic violence issues

I recently tested positive for hiv at a local clinic . The clinic called a partner identification program and they asked me to list my former partners . I left out my last partner because he has a history of violence and if the Board of Health is...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. My answer will be limited to what is done in the United States, since procedures may differ in other countries. When a person tests positive for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), it is important that... Read more »

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
Hi. Thank you for your question.The answer to this question depends on what state and country you live in. I will base my answer strictly for the United States, since I am not familiar with reporting laws in other countries.In all US states and... 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 »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

I convinced myself that I was HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I would like to share my story in hopes of helping someone else. I have lived in terror for the past 18 months and have not shared this with anyone. Today is the day I tested Negative. Today is the day that I need to let this go.

I am a 23 year old... Read more »