• March 6, 2020 4:08 PM

Why doesn’t Sonoma County release the names of the hospitals the Coronavirus patients are at?

Why doesn’t Sonoma County release the names of the hospitals the Coronavirus patients are at?

Why doesn’t Sonoma County release the names of the hospitals the Coronavirus patients are at? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

HIPAA requires that we do not release patient information that could be used to identify a patient, including the location of a patient. Citation: 45 CFR 164.514. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), a 1996 Federal law that restricts access to individuals’ private medical information.