The medical and health report incident to live births required by section 102445 must be clearly labeled "Confidential for Public Health Use Only." The parent shall be informed of the purposes of collecting information, its confidential nature, and that providing information is voluntary.
Safe-surrender site personnel must ensure a medical screening exam and any necessary medical care is provided to child and notify child protective services within 48 hours of obtaining physical custody of the child, and provide any medical information obtained pertinent to the child's health. No consent is required to provide the child with medical care.
The Department of Justice shall immediately notify an agency that submits a report by a mandated reporter of any information relevant to the known or suspected instance of child abuse or severe neglect reported by the agency. The agency shall make that information available to the reporting health care practitioner, child custodian, appointed guardian ad litem, appointed counsel, or the appropriate licensing agency.
The Department of Justice shall make available to a Court Appointed Special Advocate program information about known or suspected child abuse by an applicant seeking employment as a Court Appointed Special Advocate.
The Department of Justice shall make available to investigative agencies, probation officers, or court investigators information regarding a known or suspected child abuser who resides in the home where the child may be placed. Upon receipt of relevant information concerning child abuse or neglect investigation reports contained in the Child Abuse Central Index, the agency or court investigator shall notify, in writing, the person listed that he or she is in the index.
An inmate in a correctional institution or juvenile facility may request an HIV or hepatitis B or C test of another inmate if he believes that he came into contact with the bodily fluids of that inmate. The chief medical officer shall decide on whether to submit inmate to mandatory testing. In the case of a minor in a juvenile facility, the facility must notify the parent of minor to be tested and obtain permission for testing.
For a juvenile court proceeding, the court must order each parent present either to complete the child's health and education form or to provide the information necessary for the social worker to complete the form.
When siblings who are dependents of the juvenile court are not placed together, the social worker for each child shall communicate with each of the other social workers and ensure that the child's siblings are informed of significant life events that occur within their extended family, including: the death of an immediate relative; the birth of a sibling; and significant changes regarding a dependent child (unless the child objects to the sharing of the information with his or her siblings), including major medical or mental health diagnoses, treatments, or hospitalizations.