South Dakota state law 34-22-12 requires physicians, hospitals, laboratories, and institutions to report HIV and AIDS cases to to the Department of Health (DOH). The public has a right to privacy under U.S. constitutional amendments, the public health service act, South Dakota state law 34-22-12, and Department of Health, Administrative Policies and Procedures, Statement No. 25, issued: November 17, 2008, (Title: HIPAA-Confidentiality).
To ensure confidentiality of HIV surveillance data, DOH has established a confidentiality and security manual for those working with the data.
All DOH personnel including career service, exempt, contractors, and interns who have access to confidential medical or epidemiological information must be knowledgeable about South Dakota Codified Laws and DOH Administrative Policies and Procedures (HIPAA-Confidentiality).
Please complete the following steps (use ADOBE for the following documents):
Step #1 - Read the following documents:
Step #2 - Print and sign the following documents
(follow directions on each document and mail to SD Department of Health, Office of Disease Prevention, HIV Surveillance Coordinator, 615 E. 4th St., Pierre, SD 57501)
Step #3 - Send an email indicating you have completed the training
Email Christine Olson to receive a completed Electronic Lab Reporting Security Overview indicating your access level and that of other participants in the system and to request a copy of Volume I and II of the Technical Guidance for HIV/AIDS Surveillance Programs.
Questions? Call Christine Olson or Nick Hill at 605-773-3737.