State and local health department employees and contractors must sign confidentiality agreements before accessing confidential HIV related public health records. Such agreements shall include information of penalties for breach of confidentiality and procedures for reporting breach.
A health care service plan shall not release any information indicating an employee is receiving services from a health care provider under the plan to an employer, unless the employee authorizes the plan to do so.
For public health protection, primary care clinic shall conduct health exams of employees; clinic shall maintain a health record for each employee that includes reports of all employment-related health examinations, for minimum 3 yrs after employment ends.
A licensed day care center has 30 days after the employment of a staff person or enrollment of a child to secure records requiring information from sources not in the control of the day care center, staff person, or child. The records include, but are not limited to, physical examination, reports by physicians and surgeons, and confirmation of required immunizations.
All prehospital emergency medical care personnel who have been exposed to a person afflicted with a disease or condition listed as reportable shall be notified that they have been exposed to the disease and should contact the county health officer.
The county health officer shall immediately notify the prehospital emergency medical care person who has been exposed to a person afflicted with a disease or condition listed as reportable, upon receiving the report from a health facility. The county health officer shall not disclose the name of the patient or other identifying characteristics to the prehospital emergency medical care person.