Who can ask about your vaccine status? Here’s what you need to know about HIPAA

Posted on AllSides August 15th, 2021
From The Center

As we return to learn and work in person, you might be wondering how to talk to others about whether they’ve gotten a COVID-19 vaccine — or if it’s even legal to ask.

When Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., was asked last month if she had been vaccinated against COVID-19, she said the question itself was “in violation of my HIPAA rights.”

“You see, with HIPAA rights, we don’t have to reveal our medical records and that also involves our vaccine records,” said Greene, who has previously pushed false claims...

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https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/who-can-ask-about-your-vaccine-status-heres-what-you-need-to-know-about-hipaa

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