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New Jersey Hiv Notification Laws

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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Restrictive" New Jersey Laws on Needle Distribution, Exchange Result in More HIV, Hepatitis C Cases, Opinion Piece Says

New Jersey's "overly restrictive" laws on needle distribution and exchange are "outdated" and are "proving detrimental to the state's interests" because they result in more cases of HIV and hepatitis C, New Jersey Assembly Majority Leader Joseph... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical College of Wisconsin Study Finds Awareness of New Jersey HIV Exposure Law Is Not Associated With Reduced Sexual Risk Behavior

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) surveyed HIV-infected persons in New Jersey between March 22, 2010 and October 6, 2010 on the New Jersey law that requires HIV-positive individuals to disclose their status to sexual partners.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Ethical Principles relating to HIV/AIDS in New Jersey

I am trying to find out the NJ ethics and/or policy/law on the issue regarding psychologist - client confidentiality relating to HIV/AIDS. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thank you....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Since I am not a psychologist and do not practice in New Jersey I am unable to be of assistance to you. I suggest that you contact the New Jersey state psychological association or the NJ state chapter of APA.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

Teacher notification of Student HIV status

During a recent parent/teacher phone conference, a parent notified me that her child was HIV+ with a T cell count of 150. She was surprised to find out that the teachers hadn't been informed. She was particularly concerned that I be aware...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This is a parent who needs more information about her child's privacy rights. Your administrators have been doing their job by NOT disclosing the child's HIV status to you. As the parent of a minor child, she does have the right to... 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 »

New Jersey funding?

Dr. Young,Hi. How do i find out if New Jersey the state i live in has sufficent state funding for assistance for hiv meds? If not I can move to New York, to get sufficent state funding, but i need to know what do you and how do i think out?Make...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Dear Hopeless-Please don't feel that the situation is hopeless-- there are avenues to persue. Call your local AIDS service organization, call your doctor or case manager for advise about access to care and medications. (You can find much of... Read more »
Connect With Others

Looking for friends in New Jersey

Posted by steve5211
HIV+ guy in NY/NJ area. 55 yrs old...looking for friends, someone to hang out with....dinners out, meet for a drink occasionally...anyone out there? Read more »

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 »

Brandys law or murphys law ?????

Posted by Brandy, 3 Replies
I m not sure if its murphys law or just my life.......
when everything is perfect SOMETHING is going to go really wrong.... and it did here let me start at the begining MY jobs are going great and so are Matts whoes in ks we havent seen each other in... Read more »

pregnant + daughter-in-law

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was just talking to my positive daughter in law last night. She is seven months pregnant. My son is negative. They have two children, both born negative. She just told me her CD4 count is now down to 191 and her viral load is 36,000. The doctor... Read more »