Policy GBEBA

Code: GBEBA 
Adopted: 1/20/03
Staff - HIV, AIDS and HBV


The district will strictly adhere in its policies and procedures to the Oregon Revised Statutes and Oregon Administrative Rules as they relate to staff infected with HIV, AIDS or HBV[1]
The district recognizes a staff member has no obligation under any circumstance to report his/her condition to the district and the staff member has a right to continue working.

If the staff member reports his/her 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 Revised Statutes.

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 infected with HIV, AIDS or HBV shall be the same as with any other illness.

The district shall also develop policies and/or procedures for rumor control, infection control and public relations/media.

END OF POLICY

Legal Reference(s):

ORS 243.650                                          ORS 433.260                                                      OAR 333-018-0000
ORS 342.850 (7)                                                                                                                 OAR 333-018-0005 
ORS 433.008                                          OAR 333-012-0270                                           OAR 333-019-0015
ORS 433.045                                          OAR 333-017-0000 (40)                                   OAR 581-022-0705

 

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