N.Y. Public Health Law Section 2305
Sexually transmitted diseases

  • treatment by licensed physician or staff physician of a hospital
  • prescriptions

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No person, other than a licensed physician, or, in a hospital, a staff physician, shall diagnose, treat or prescribe for a person who is infected with a sexually transmitted disease, or who has been exposed to infection with a sexually transmitted disease, or dispense or sell a drug, medicine or remedy for the treatment of such person except on prescription of a duly licensed physician.

2.

A licensed physician, or in a hospital, a staff physician, may diagnose, treat or prescribe for a person under the age of twenty-one years without the consent or knowledge of the parents or guardian of said person, where such person is infected with a sexually transmitted disease, or has been exposed to infection with a sexually transmitted disease.

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For the purposes of this section, the term “hospital” shall mean a hospital as defined in article 28 (Hospitals)article twenty-eight of this chapter.

Source: Section 2305 — Sexually transmitted diseases; treatment by licensed physician or staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/2305 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

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Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 2305’s source at nysenate​.gov

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