Agent of the College
Anyone acting on behalf of the College
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
A weakening of the human immune system caused by infection with HIV, as may be defined from time to time by the United States Centers for Disease Control and the United States Public Health Service
Confidential HIV-Related Information
Any information, in the possession of a person who provides one or more health or social services or who obtains the information pursuant to a release of confidential HIV-related information, concerning whether an individual has been the subject of an HIV related test, or has HIV-infection, a HIV-related illness or AIDS, or information which identifies or reasonably could identify an individual as having one or more of such conditions, including information pertaining to such individual's contacts
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) defines disability as (1) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individuals; (2) a record of such an impairment; or (3) being regarded as having such an impairment.
Negative and/or different treatment of a person based solely on actual or perceived health or disability status
Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or any other related virus identified as a probable causative agent of AIDS
Any illness that may result from or may be associated with HIV-infection
Any laboratory test or series of tests for any virus, antibody, antigen, or etiologic agent whatsoever thought to cause or to indicate the presence of AIDS or HIV-infection
A person who is the subject of any HIV-related test or who has been diagnosed as having HIV-infection, AIDS, or HIV-related illness
Reasonable modifications or adjustments may include making existing facilities used by employees and students readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities; and job restructuring, part-time modification of equipment or devices, appropriate adjustment or modification of examinations, training materials or policies, the provision of qualified readers or interpreters, and other similar accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
Release of Confidential HIV-related Information
A written authorization for disclosure of confidential HIV related information which is signed by the protected individual, or if the protected individual lacks capacity to consent, a person authorized pursuant to law to consent to health care for the individual. Such release shall be dated and shall specify to whom disclosure is authorized, the purpose for such disclosure and the time period during which the release is to be effective. A general authorization for the release of medical or other information shall not be construed as a release of confidential HIV-related information, unless such authorization specifically indicates its dual purpose as a general authorization and an authorization for the release of confidential HIV- related information and complies with the requirements of this subdivision.
A person in a position that involves responsibility for others, including but not limited to: manager, work supervisor, department head, and dean