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HIV from Working at Police Station

Hi Doctor Bob,I am very worried about something that happened at work the other day.I work in the office at a police station. Where I work is not in the main station part where criminals are but I work in another part of the building.The other day...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...much about a one centimeter "red smear" on your finger? It's more likely to be Ketchup or jungle red fingernail polish than HIV-tainted blood! Even if it was, HIV cannot permeate intact skin. The chance of your getting enough fresh HIV-positive... Read more »

HIV+ Working

I have searched everywhere for information on being HIV + and working in the medical field. I am a... Read more »

should people with HIV work?

Should health care workers who are infected with HIV be restricted to certain duties or not be... Read more »
Articles
American Civil Liberties Union

Alabama Department of Corrections Ends Ban of Prisoners With HIV From Work Release

...Department of Corrections (ADOC) officials this week ended a longstanding ban of prisoners with HIV from participating in the state's work release program. The ACLU and other advocates have long argued that the ban was an arbitrary and... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Health Care Access Working Group Action Alert: Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS

...information and analyses of various health care reform proposals and the impact on people with HIV/AIDS. The HIV Health Care Access Working Group is hosting regular conference calls to update the community about health care reform efforts and... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.

The Positive Workplace: Managing HIV at Work

...45,000 people are infected with HIV and more than 17,227 persons live with AIDS countywide. Many people with HIV who are of working age, are managing their health better, and are either staying on the job or returning to work after recovering... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Decision to Allow HIV-Positive Inmates in Alabama to Participate in Work-Release Program Makes "Significant Statement," Editorial Says

... Alabama Department of Corrections' " decision to stop barring inmates with HIV from work-release programs is an indication of how far society, not just the department, has come in understanding the virus and understanding Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
...I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program at a major Read more »

WHAT GOOD ARE HIV TEST IF THEY DON'T WORK!!

Posted by help290, 1 Reply
...though all this testing is I have been very ill with crazy symptoms and every time I go to the doctor he or she will run another HIV test on me it is not my choice. He also said that I was very vitamin D deficience. So if I am infected with HIV... Read more »

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...hey everyone! i have always been a "working out," active kind of guy, and always been interested in getting bigger/more muscular, etc. i shy away from the term "bodybuilding" Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
...Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both... Read more »