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Missouri Laws About Notification Of AIDS

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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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri Lawmakers Pass Bill Toughening HIV Laws

People infected with the virus that causes AIDS could face more prison time for exposing others to the disease, according to a bill headed to Missouri's governor. The bill, sponsored by Sen. David Klarich (R-Clayton) passed the Senate by a 28-1... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What States require partner notification?

While the practice of safe sex is of course important for everyone, I know that some states, such as Ohio, require HIV+ people to notify potential partners before having sex. What states have such laws? Can you offer any insight about these laws;...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your question is a good one and requires much more information than the workplace forum can provide. The laws vary state-by-state. I suggest contacting an AIDS service organization in your area for the laws in your state.Lynne Gabriel... 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 »

Aids Notification

If a person has AIDS is that person required to tell anyone that they come in contact with while working (customer, co-worker, employer...)...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
No. The only exception I know anything about applies only to health care workers performing invasive procedures. Medical information is confidential in the workplace.... Read more »

Blood Donation Notification

Dear Mrs. Southall:I am freaking out after donating blood. I did not donate for an HIV test, but I recently developed thrush. And of course, there is way too much stuff online about HIV and thrush. How long would it take for a blood bank to...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe first thing to remember or know is that thrush can happen with or without HIV. If you are on antibiotics, stressed etc it can happen.The blood bank will send you a letter stating you need to see your health care provider within a couple of... 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 »

My brother in law has full blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
My brother in law was diagnosed with HIV about 10 years ago. He is gay. His partner died about 6 years ago. He now has full blown AIDS. He is having seizures, walks with a cane, and has a constant runny nose. He is only 40 years old. My in laws... Read more »

How can I help my brother-in-law with aids???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello all. lets see if I can do this..just bear with me.

I am engaged to a wonderful man and I have a beautiful baby girlw ith him. well about 8 months ago he told me that his brother had AIDS. This shocked me. But I did not feel differently about... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If I could tell you any three of your choice of laws would be granted what would you choose? Even it was just one? That is to say what law would you like this country to pass about HIV/AIDS? It can do with anything: transmittion, testing, treatment,... Read more »