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Summary:

Any person applying for a license or the renewal of a license as a professional boxer or martial arts fighter must present HIV and hepatitis C antibody and hepatitis B antigen tests to the commission. Information received under this section and any other medical information about an applicant or licensee shall be confidential and not subject to discovery or subpoena

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Exemptions from Public Records Act disclosure include confidentiality in blood tests of hepatitis and AIDS carriers.

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Students under the age of 18 seeking enrollment California state colleges shall be exempt from the immunization requirement for hepatitis B if such person files a written statement by a physician or surgeon that that the person's condition makes immunization unsafe. The physician shall indicate the specific nature and estimated duration of the medical condition that contraindicate immunization.

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An HIV counselor trained by the Office of AIDS and working in an HIV counseling and testing site funded by the department, who meets specified requirements, may order and report any HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV), or combination HIV/HCV test results to patients without authorization from a licensed health care professional. Patients with indeterminate or positive test results shall be referred to a licensed health care provider for further evaluation.

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Exposure of a peace officer, firefighter, custodial officer, custody assistant, nonsworn uniformed employee of a law enforcement agency whose job entails the care or control of inmates in a detention facility, and emergency medical personnel acting within the scope of his or her duties to an arrestee's blood or bodily fluids can subject the arrestee to voluntary or court-ordered blood testing for HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Copies of test results shall be sent to the arrestee, and each requesting peace officer, firefighter, custodial officer, custody assistant, nonsworn uniformed employee of a law enforcement agency whose job entails the care or control of inmates in a detention facility, and emergency medical personnel named in the petition and his or her employing agency, officer, or entity, and if the arrestee is incarcerated or detained, to the officer in charge and the chief medical officer of the facility where the person is incarcerated or detained. Except as otherwise provided under this sectio

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Test results for AIDS, AIDS-related conditions, and other communicable diseases shall be sent to the designated recipients with a confidentiality disclaimer: "Medical information regarding the HIV, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C status of the source patient shall be kept confidential and may not be further disclosed, except as otherwise authorized by law.” The exposed individual shall also be informed of the penalties for disclosure for which he or she would be personally liable. If the person subject to the test is a minor, copies of the test result shall also be sent to the minor's parents or guardian.

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The Department of Health Services must make protocols and guidelines available for educating health professionals and training community service providers on hepatitis C detection, transmission, diagnosis, treatment, and decision-making. The guidelines may include tracking and reporting of hepatitis C by public health officials, a plan to screen the prison population, and surveillance programs to determine the prevalence of hepatitis C in high-risk populations.

Keywords:
hepatitis, research
Summary:

The Director of Corrections must submit a statistical report on the prevalence of the hepatitis C virus in correctional facilities and trends of the incidence and prevalence of hepatitis C in the correctional system to the Legislative budget subcommittees.

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The Director of Health Services must develop and implement a hepatitis C awareness program that attempts to coordinate with national efforts related to identifying and notifying persons who received blood from hepatitis c virus positive donors.

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If the patient requests, a health care provider shall provide the results of the laboratory test to the patient in written or oral form. Consent must be obtained to deliver results via electronic means. Electronic delivery or results shall be consistent with applicable federal law or state law. HIV antibody test, hepatitis infection tests, abusing the use of drugs, and tests related to routinely processed tissues revealing malignant results may not be conveyed by electronic means. Test results and health information may not be used for commercial purpose without patient consent.

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