N.Y. Public Health Law Section 2130
AIDS and HIV infection

  • duty to report


Every physician or other person authorized by law to order diagnostic tests or make a medical diagnosis, or any laboratory performing such tests shall immediately (a) upon determination that a person is infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), (b) upon diagnosis that a person is afflicted with the disease known as acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), (c) upon diagnosis that a person is afflicted with HIV related illness, and


upon periodic monitoring of HIV infection by any laboratory tests report such case or data to the commissioner.


The commissioner shall promptly forward such report to the health commissioner of the municipality where such disease, illness or infection occurred. When cases of such disease, illness or infection occur in a municipality not having a health commissioner, such reports shall be forwarded directly to the district health officer.


Such report shall contain such information concerning the case as shall be required by the commissioner. Such report shall include information identifying the protected individual as well as the names, if available, of any contacts of the protected individual, as defined in subdivision ten of § 2780 (Definitions)section twenty-seven hundred eighty of this chapter, known to the physician or provided to the physician by the infected person.

Source: Section 2130 — AIDS and HIV infection; duty to report, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/2130 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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