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Who Is Informed Of Hiv Status

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Informing HR managers of HIV status

I've recently tested positive for HIV and CMV retinitis. Should I disclose this information to my Human Resources manager? What are the benefits/draw backs to doing so?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Please read some of the questions and answers on this site about confidentiality and disclosure. You are under NO obligation to disclose your status to your employer, and should carefully weigh the pros and cons as you think about this. Even if you... Read more »

notifying dentis of hiv status

Is it necessary to inform my dentist that I am hiv+?... Read more »

Differing statuses. HIV+ and HIV- gay men

What do you do to protect yourself the best way when having sex with a positive man when you are a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Informs Spouses of HIV-Positive Individuals of Partners' Status

Singapore's Ministry of Health has begun informing the spouses of HIV-positive people about their partners' HIV status in an effort to fight the spread of the virus, Reuters reports. According to the text of a speech made on Monday by Senior... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Carolina House to Consider Bill That Would Eliminate Requirement to Inform School Officials of Students' HIV-Positive Status

The South Carolina House this week is scheduled to consider a bill (SB 970 ) that would eliminate a state law that requires the Department of Health and Environmental Control to notify school district superintendents and nurses if students test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vermont House Approves Bill Informing Medical Personnel of Patient HIV/Hep Status

The state House on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow medical personnel and first responders who come in contact with patients blood or other bodily fluids to be informed if the patient had hepatitis or HIV. However, the... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About Your HIV Status or Your Children's Status

Table of Contents Introduction Letting Your Children Know You Are Living With HIV (HIV+) Telling Children About Their HIV Status Taking Care of Yourself Introduction When thinking about talking to your children about your HIV status... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV- partner insensitive to my HIV+ status

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I was diagnosed with HIV in 1986. My partner is HIV- and we have been together over 15 years. We have struggled through many issues over the years but he is starting to go to the club frequently. I can't physically keep up with his activities and... Read more »

Who has to know about my HIV status?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I got a phone message from my county health department.
Why are they calling me? Does my HIV status have to be reported to them? I told them I didn't want to speak to them until I speak to my doctor first. (doc is on vacation until next week)
How... Read more »

HIV Status on Death Certificate

Posted by SMARS, 3 Replies
I was told by the Health Professional here in the US that they have to put my HIV status on the death certificate. Considering the religion, culture, family and how I have been keeping this confidential between me and the only one person that I... Read more »

Will US Custom find out my HIV status on border?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a Canadian and in USA now. I will go back to Canada in the near future(Air or Driving). I am worried if I come back form Canada, will the US Custom officers find out my HIV status by checking my Canadian passport or US Social Security Number in... Read more »