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Confidentiality of reports and records - 35 Pa. Stat. Ann. § 521.15

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State and local health authorities may disclose reports of diseases or records of actions taken in response to such reports under the following circumstances:

  • To members of the department or of a local board or department of health;
  • To any individual where necessary and authorized by law; and
  • For research purposes, if the information disclosed is limited to data contained in reports of diseases and the use of such information is limited to research.  

Current as of June 2015