(705 ILCS 405/2-11)
(from Ch. 37, par. 802-11)
Medical and dental treatment and care.
At all times during
temporary custody or shelter care, the court may authorize a physician, a
hospital or any other appropriate health care provider to provide medical,
dental or surgical procedures if such procedures are necessary to safeguard
the minor's life or health.
With respect to any minor for whom the Department of Children and Family
Services Guardianship Administrator is appointed the temporary custodian,
the Guardianship Administrator or his designee shall be deemed the minor's
legally authorized representative for purposes of consenting to an HIV test
and obtaining and disclosing information concerning such test pursuant to
the AIDS Confidentiality Act and for purposes of consenting to the release
of information pursuant to the Illinois Sexually Transmissible Disease
Any person who administers an HIV test upon the consent of the Department
of Children and Family Services Guardianship Administrator or his designee,
or who discloses the results of such tests to the Department's Guardianship
Administrator or his designee, shall have immunity from any liability,
civil, criminal or otherwise, that might result by reason of such actions.
For the purpose of any proceedings, civil or criminal, the good faith of any
persons required to administer or disclose the results of tests, or
permitted to take such actions, shall be presumed.
(Source: P.A. 86-904.)