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GBEBA - HIV, AIDS, HBV, and HCV - Staff

Code:  GBEBA
Revised/Readopted:  5/20/19, 9/25/17
Adopted:  11/15/04
Orig. Code(s): GBEBA

The district will strictly adhere in its policies and procedures, to Oregon law and Oregon Administrative Rules as they relate to staff infected with HIV, AIDS , HBV and or HCV[1].

The district recognizes a staff member has no obligation under any circumstance to report their condition to the district, and the staff member has a right to continue working.

If the staff member reports their condition to the district, strict adherence to written guidelines outlined by the staff member shall be followed.

These guidelines shall identify who may have the information, who will give the information, how the information will be given, where and when the information will be given.  All such information will be held in confidence in accordance with Oregon law.

When informed of the infection, and with written, signed permission from the staff member, the district will develop procedures for formulating an evaluation team.  The team shall address the nature, duration and severity of risk as well as any modification of activities.  The team shall continue to monitor the staff member’s condition.

Accommodations for a staff member with HIV, AIDS, HBV or HCV shall be the same as with any illness.

END OF POLICY

Legal Reference(s):

ORS 243.650
ORS 342.850(7)
ORS 433.008
ORS 433.045
ORS 433.260

OAR 333-017-0000
OAR 333-018-0000
OAR 333-018-0005
OAR 581-022-2220

 

[1]HIV - Human Immunodeficiency Virus; AIDS - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; HBV - Hepatitis B Virus; HCV - Hepatitis C Virus