34-24-28 Confidentiality of reports.
Confidentiality of reports.
Any report required to be submitted pursuant to § 34-24-27 is strictly confidential. The reports may not be released, shared with any agency or institution, or
made public, upon subpoena, search warrant, discovery proceedings or otherwise and are not
admissible as evidence in any action of any kind in a court or before any tribunal, board, agency or
person. However, release of medical or epidemiological information may be authorized by the
Department of Health under any of the following circumstances:
For statistical purposes in such a manner that no person can be identified;
With the written consent of the person identified in the information released;
To the extent necessary to enforce the provisions of §§ 34-24-28 to 34-24-31, inclusive,
and rules promulgated thereunder concerning the prevention and treatment of fetal alcohol
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To the extent necessary to protect the health or life of a named person.
SL 2001, ch 185, § 2.
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