§325-4 Identity of patients safeguarded. Reports to the department of health provided for by this chapter shall not be made public so as to disclose the identity of the persons to whom they relate except as necessary to safeguard the public health against those who disobey the rules relating to these diseases or to secure conformity to the laws of the State.
Reports to the department of health of persons who had or have diseases or conditions transmittable by blood or blood products may be disclosed by the department to any blood bank to enable it to reject as donors those individuals, any law to the contrary notwithstanding. In addition, the department may disclose to any blood bank information on persons suspected by physical symptoms, clinical examination, or laboratory evidence of having diseases or conditions transmittable by blood or blood products, any law to the contrary notwithstanding. [L 1927, c 117, §1; RL 1935, §1092; RL 1945, §2303; RL 1955, §49-4; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, §19; HRS §325-4; am L 1973, c 6, §1; am L 1987, c 264, §1]Section: Previous 325-1 325-1.5 325-2 325-2.5 325-3 325-4 325-5 325-6 325-7 325-8 325-9 325-10 325-11 325-12 325-13 Next
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