Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 191
Health and Welfare
Section 191.689

August 28, 2013


Schools to be given notice of identity of child with HIV infection, when, by whom--identity of infected child may be released to whom by school.

191.689. 1. Only after a school has adopted a policy consistent with recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control on school children who test positive for HIV shall the department of health and senior services give prompt and confidential notice of the identity of any child reported to the department to have HIV infection and the parent or guardian of any child confirmed by the department of health and senior services standards to have HIV infection shall also give prompt and confidential notice of the identity of such child to the superintendent of the school district in which the child resides, and if the child attends a nonpublic elementary or secondary school, to the chief administrative officer of such school.

2. The superintendent or chief administrative officer may disclose the identity of an infected child to those persons:

(1) Who are designated by the school district to determine the fitness of an individual to attend school; and

(2) Who have a reasonable need to know the identity of the child in order to provide proper health care.

(L. 1988 H.B. 1151 & 1044 15)

Effective 6-1-88


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