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Hiv Law In Ny State?!?

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Planned parenthood has always been known as a private place for minors to go and get std testing, and birth control without their parents knowing. Is it the same with hiv testing? What do they do if a minor has found out that they are infected with the virus? State of new york.

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replied June 4th, 2008
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Minors can get either anonymous or confidential HIV tests on their own, but the law is less clear about minors receiving treatment without a parent’s involvement. However, health providers may treat HIV+ minors without parental involvement if the provider determines that the minor is mature enough to give informed consent and adhere to the particular treatment and where parental involvement is impossible or could cause harm.
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