Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Reportable in British Columbia since May 2003, HIV requires urgent follow up and MHO consult in order to provide timely diagnosis and offer post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to all high-risk sexual and needle-sharing partners in the last 72 hrs. Case follow-up in accordance with VCH CDC HIV Guidelines (September 2016).

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Communicable Disease Control Manual


Follow Up Required

Report to: Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer



Includes clinical or practice updates/changes regarding the disease for the past six months. These updates may not have been noted in the SOPs or guidelines. Any updates older than six months will be archived on this page.