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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
- Chapter 15. Disease Control and Threats to Public Health
- Section 440. Confidentiality; Penalties For Unauthorized Disclosure; Immunity.
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AS 18.15.440. Confidentiality; Penalties For Unauthorized Disclosure; Immunity.
- (a) Bloodborne pathogens test results of an adult or juvenile offender or a prisoner are confidential and may not be disclosed except as provided in AS 18.15.400
- 18.15.450 and as needed for the treatment or
medical care of an adult or juvenile offender or a prisoner specific to a bloodborne pathogen-related illness.
- (b) An adult or juvenile offender or a prisoner may bring a civil action against a person who knowingly, in violation of AS 18.15.400
- 18.15.450, releases the adult or juvenile offender's or prisoner's name or other uniquely identifying information with the test
results or otherwise releases the test results.
- (c) The employing agency, a physician, and designated health care personnel are immune from liability in any
civil, administrative, or criminal action relating to the disclosure of test results of an adult or juvenile offender or a prisoner to a
public safety officer and the testing of a blood sample from an adult or juvenile offender or a prisoner for bloodborne pathogens if a
good faith effort has been made to comply with AS 18.15.400 - 18.15.450.
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