Every person confined under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Youth Authority who commits a battery by intentionally placing or throwing human excrement or other bodily fluids or bodily substances on the person of a peace officer or employee of the state prison may be ordered by the chief medical officer to receive an immediate voluntary or involuntary examination or test for hepatitis or tuberculosis and subsequent follow-up examinations if deemed necessary to the health of the peace officer or employee.
It is in the child's best interest that the birth parents keep the department informed of any health problems that the parent develops that could affect the child and keep an address current with the department in order to permit a response to inquiries concerning medical or social history. Section 9203 of the Family Code authorizes a person who has been adopted and who attains the age of 21 years to request the department to disclose the name and address of the adoptee's birth parents.
Any information of a personal nature disclosed by a student 12 years of age or older in the process of receiving counseling from a school counselor is confidential, except when the student indicates that a crime, involving the likelihood of personal injury or significant or substantial property losses, will or has been committed.
Any information of a personal nature disclosed by a student 12 years of age or older in the process of receiving counseling from a school counselor is confidential, unless written waiver signed by student.
The foster child's caretaker is responsible for obtaining and maintaining accurate information from the child's physician for the health summary. The child protective agency must inquire whether there is new information that should be added to the summary on each visit.
If the court orders the performance of emergency medical, surgical, dental, or other remedial care, the court may also authorize the release information of such care to probation officers, parole officers, or any other qualified individual or agency caring for or acting in the interest of the minor.
A physician, licensed psychologist, social worker with a master's degree in social work, licensed marriage and family therapist, nurse, attorney, or other professional person cannot be compelled to reveal information, including notes, that has been given to him or her in confidence by the minor or members of the minor's family.