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Code of Virginia
Title 32.1. Health
Chapter 2. Disease Prevention and Control

§ 32.1-56. Information to be provided patients.

It shall be the duty of every physician or other person who examines or treats a person having a venereal disease to provide such person with information about the disease, including, as a minimum, the nature of the disease, methods of treatment, measures used in preventing the spread of such disease, and the necessity of tests to ensure that a cure has been accomplished.

Code 1950, § 32-92; 1979, c. 711.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.