(410 ILCS 335/25)
A health care facility shall adopt a policy that provides that when an HIV test performed under this Act shows that a newborn infant is preliminarily HIV-exposed, the infant's parent or guardian shall be informed of the importance of obtaining timely treatment for the infant in order to prevent the newborn from becoming HIV infected, and the mother of the newborn infant shall be informed of the importance of obtaining treatment for her HIV infection. The Department shall provide to health care professionals and health care facilities written information that may be used to satisfy their obligation under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 94-910, eff. 6-23-06.)