HIV/Aids

Updated 2014 clinical guidelines from NYSDOH for prescribing post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), and lists additional resources that support the provision of PEP.

As of April 1, 2014, HIV testing providers no longer need to obtain written consent to an HIV test via a general medical consent form or an HIV‐specific consent form. Read more from the NYSDOH AIDS Institute.

FAQs: New York State’s new HIV testing law

Changing HIV Epidemiology in Monroe County

New HIV Testing Legislation - Aug. 30, 2010

NYS HIV Testing Law
A Q&A explaining provider responsibility under the NYS law that went into effect on September 1, 2010.

HIPAA Compliant Authorization for Release of Medical Information and Confidential HIV Related Information
New York State Department of Health form authorizes the release of medical information including HIV related information.

Informed Consent to Perform HIV Testing