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What Are The Hiv Testing Requirements For New York State?

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Workers in New York State Call for Change in HIV Testing Requirements

Some New York state health care workers -- including emergency department workers, paramedics and EMTs -- are hoping to change a state law that requires written consent prior to HIV testing of patients in the event that health workers experience... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New State Regulation Requires All Infants Born in New York Be Tested for HIV Within 12 Hours of Birth

A new state regulation will require all infants born in New York whose mothers have not been tested for HIV during their pregnancy be tested for the virus within 12 hours of birth, the New York Post reports. Under the rule, which takes effect... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York State AIDS Advisory Council Passes Resolution That Recommends Eliminating Written Consent Requirement for HIV Tests

The New York State AIDS Advisory Council earlier this month voted 6-3 to pass a resolution that recommends eliminating the state's mandatory written consent law for HIV tests, saying that requiring only verbal permission would increase testing... Read more »
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Confusion about New York State Testing website

Dear Dr. Bob,With all of the disinformation circulating on the web, you are a godsend.I live in New York and I had a very low risk exposure (protected oral with a high risk person) and I was considering getting tested (even though a Doctor I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Confused in New York,As it turns out, I don't think you are "confused in New York;" I think it's New York that is a bit befuddled at the moment. Well, at least the feckless individual who penned that policy statement. The... Read more »

EMERGENCY ROOM DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT PEP! (NEW YORK STATES PEP TOOL) (TOOL TO OFFER FAST HELP FOR HIV EXPOSURE, 2009)

Dr. Bob,I live in New York (the state not the city). I had a significant HIV exposure and went to an ER. The doc and staff never heard of PEP. What's up with that?Zorro...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We've heard many similar stories from across the country. New York State is doing its part to remedy this unconscionable situation (see below). I'm hopeful all other states won't be far behind.Dr. BobTool to Offer Fast Help for... Read more »

Medical Marijuana Use in New York State

Hello, I have been infected for 5.5 years now. I started HAART during the acute stage. VR load negative; CD count between 700-1,000. Last year I changed my regime from Kaletra/Viread to Truvda/Issentress due to GI issues from the former regime....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Noted-it would be nice if marijuana was available legally in situations as you describe to see if you would benefit. Reglan or other anti-nausea meds are variable helpful in situations as you describe. Marinol is very expensive but can helpful for... Read more »

where can i buy HIV treatment in new york city?

My boyfriend is HIV+ and he get his medicine where he is from but sometimes getting his treatment is to complicated so we are looking for a better solution. We are thinking of buy the medicine in New York city but we don't know where to go or...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Hi,All HIV meds would need to be dispensed with a prescription in New York. A script written by an MD licensed in any state in the US would be honored.If your friend has no insurance, he may be eligible for ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program), but... Read more »
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NEW YORK STATE or CITY LABS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
NEW YORK STATE'S OFFICIAL POSITION: 12 weeks is all you need to be certain (unlike Rick Sowadsky's contention). 12 weeks if and only if: you don't have an intervening HIV exposure risk, AND if you test at a NY STATE or CITY site using their 2nd... Read more »

New rules in Washington state ease HIV testing

Posted by spiritzone2, 1 Reply
Sat. July 9th 2005:New rules may ease HIV testing:by Carina Stanton, Seattle Times staff reporter:::More than 3,000 people in Washington state are infected with HIV but don't know it, state health officials estimate. They hope to reduce that number... Read more »

I Love New York

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

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Here is an article from an agency of NYC all the supported evidence is also listed so please post this... Read more »

Archive "I LOVE NEW YORK"

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Home > Forum on Safe Sex and HiV Prevention > Answers to Current SafeSex Questions > Question:



message for mr.kull
Posted: Feb 16, 2001



Here is an article from an agency of NYC all the supported evidence is also listed so please post this for... Read more »