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G.S. 143B-934 State statute

All information received by the state DHHS related to criminal history checks of child care providers is “privileged,” is not a public record, and may be used only by DHHS and persons authorized to

G.S. 110-139(b) State statute

Nonjudicial records maintained by the state DHHS pertaining to child support enforcement are confidential and may be disclosed only to authorized representatives of social services agencies, public

G.S. 131D-28 State statute

Allows patients, NC DHHS, guardians, and guardians ad litem to file a civil action for injunctive relief to enforce the Adult Care Home Residents' Bill of Rights in GS 131D-21(6) (including th

G.S. 48-3-205 State statute

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an individual or agency that places a minor for adoption must provide to the prospective adoptive parent a written document containing specified backgrou

G.S. 131D-10.5A State statute

A residential child-care facility providing continuing full-time foster care must collect data on its use of physical restraint of children and make the data available to the state Department of He

G.S. 108A-26.1 State statute

County DSSs are required to notify applicants for Work First and Food and Nutrition assistance that the agency may release confidential information from the record if there is an outstanding arrest

G.S. 8-53.3 State statute

The psychologist-patient privilege is similar to the physician-patient privilege established by G.S. 8-53.

G.S. 7B-2902 State statute

Information held by DSS related to child welfare cases is subject to several confidentiality laws.

G.S. 48-9-104 State statute

Prohibits  release from adoption records "the name, address, or other information that reasonably could be expected to lead directly to the identity of an adoptee, an adoptive parent of an ado

G.S. 7B-301 State statute

This statute imposes a general duty for individuals and institutions to report to DSS if they have cause to suspect that a child has been abused, neglected, is dependent, or died due to maltreatmen

G.S. 14-409.42 State statute

After the expiration of an inpatient or outpatient commitment, a person may petition a court to have disabilities removed from his or her record.

G.S. 7B-2901(d) State statute

Court proceedings and court records involving waiver of parental consent for an abortion for an unemancipated minor pursuant to G.S. 90-21.7 and G.S. 90-21.8 are confidential.

G.S. 131E-108 State statute

Another law, G.S. 131E-117(5), provides that nursing home residents have a right to confidentiality of their medical records.

G.S. 110-129.2(i) State statute

Information contained in the state directory of new hires maintained by the state DHHS is confidential and may be used only by the state child support enforcement program or as otherwise allowed by

G.S. 131E-117 State statute

Provides that personal and medical records of nursing home patients are confidential. They may be disclosed:
With the patient's consent;

G.S. 131D-10.6B State statute

 A residential child-care facility providing continuing full-time foster care must notify the state Department of Health and Human Services of a death of any resident of the facility.

G.S. 52C-3-311 State statute

Provides that if a party alleges in an affidavit or a pleading under oath that the health, safety, or liberty of a party or child would be jeopardized by disclosure of specific identifying informat

G.S. 8-53.4 through G.S. 8-53.12 State statute

State law recognizes qualified evidentiary privileges with respect to confidential communications to and confidential information obtained by
certified school counselors;

G.S. 7B-2102 State statute

Fingerprints and photographs of juveniles taken by law enforcement officers, law enforcement agencies, and county juvenile detention facilities are not public records, shall not be included in the

G.S. 7B-307 State statute

Notify DA/LE of abuse: DSS must immediately notify the district attorney and the appropriate local law enforcement agency if it finds evidence that a juvenile may have been abused, as defined in G.

G.S. 130A-25 State statute

A violation of the state's public health statutes, including the confidentiality provisions of G.S. 130A-143, is a Class 1 misdemeanor. 

G.S. 131E-123 State statute

Allows patients, NC DHHS, guardians, and guardians ad litem to file a civil action for injunctive relief to enforce the Nursing Home Patients' Bill of Rights in GS 131E-117 (including the conf

G.S. 153A-148.1 State statute

Local tax records that contain information about a taxpayer’s income or receipts are not subject to public inspection and disclosure under the state’s public records law (G.S. Ch.

G.S. 110-129.1(a)(1) State statute

Information obtained pursuant to an administrative subpoena issued by the Secretary of the state DHHS in connection with a child support enforcement case is confidential and may be used only by the

G.S. 131D-21.1 State statute

Another law, G.S. 131D-21(6), provides that adult care home residents have a right to confidentiality of their medical records.

G.S. 48-3-309(f) State statute

Requires NC DHHS to obtain criminal history checks of all prospective adoptive parents and any individuals 18 and older who live in the prospective adoptive home.

G.S. 108A-109 State statute

The county social services director must notify the district attorney when an adult protective services investigation finds evidence that a person has abused, neglected, or exploited a disabled adu

G.S. 110-139.1 State statute

Nonjudicial records maintained by the state DHHS’ parent locator service are confidential and may be disclosed only to persons directly connected with the child support enforcement program or to ju

G.S. 122C-52 through 56 State statute

Any information, whether or not recorded, relating to services provided to an identifiable individual by a mental health facility is confidential and may not be disclosed except as authorized by la

G.S. 7B-3001 State statute

Records of juvenile court counselors regarding juveniles under their supervision and all other records and files maintained by the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) of the Department of Public Saf

G.S. 131E-129 State statute

Authorizes NC DHHS to impose administrative penalties for violations of the Nursing Home Patients' Bill of Rights in GS 131E-117, including the confidentiality provision. 

G.S. 105-259 State statute

State agencies may disclose state tax returns and other state tax information concerning individual taxpayers only when required by court order or as otherwise provided by law.

G.S. 7B-303(e) State statute

In a hearing to prevent an individual’s or agency’s interference with an assessment of suspected child abuse, neglect, or dependency, a court may order DSS to reveal the identity of the person who

G.S. 131D-21(6) State statute

Personal and medical records of adult care home residents are confidential and may not be disclosed except as permitted or required by applicable State or federal law.

G.S. 48-9-102 State statute

All records created or filed in connection with an adoption (except the decree of adoption and the entry in the special proceedings index) in the possession of the court, an agency, the State, a co

G.S. 7B-3100(b) State statute

Prohibits the disclosure of information concerning a juvenile who is under investigation or alleged to be within the juvenile court’s jurisdiction that would reveal the juvenile’s identity other th

G.S. 132-1.11A through 1.12 State statute

Specific public records exception applicable to information about children participating in certain parks and recreation programs. 

G.S. 131E-124 State statute

Requires NC DHHS to investigate complaints related to nursing homes and authorizes the agency to have access to medical records in the course of the investigation.

G.S. 48-2-203 State statute

Judicial hearings in adoption proceedings must be held in closed court.

G.S. 130A-212 State statute

Provides that "clinical records or reports of individual patients" collected by the NC DHHS cancer registry are confidential and not public records.

G.S. 108A-80 State statute

This is the general, overarching confidentiality law that applies to "any list of names or other information concerning persons applying for or receiving public assistance or social services t

G.S. 143B-139.6 State statute

All privileged patient medical records in the possession of the state DHHS are confidential and are not subject to public disclosure under the state’s public records law (G.S. Ch. 132).

G.S. 143B-932 State statute

Criminal record checks of employees, applicants for employment, and volunteers provided by the state Department of Justice to licensed residential child care facilities, licensed child care facilit

G.S. 7B-2901 State statute

Juvenile court records maintained by the clerk of superior court in cases involving abuse, neglect, or dependency are not open to public inspection and may be examined only pursuant to court order

G.S. 143B-933 State statute

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G.S. 7B-1413 State statute

This statute governs access to records by The state Child Fatality Prevention Team and community child protection or child fatality prevention teams and the relatively strict confidentiality rules

G.S. 108A-103(a) State statute

After completing an adult protective services investigation, the county social services department must notify the individual who reported the suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

G.S. 143B-168.14(a)(2) State statute

Local Smart Start partnerships must adopt policies comparable to those contained in the state’s public records and open meetings laws.

G.S. 8-53.13 State statute

Information that a nurse (1) obtains in the course of providing nursing services and (2) is necessary to providing those services is considered privileged information.

G.S. 143-318.9 through G.S. 143-318.18 State statute

County social services boards are subject to the state’s open meetings law.

G.S. 7B-700 State statute

Discovery authorized, subject to restrictions: DSS may share information relevant to an abuse, neglect, and dependency proceeding and participate in discovery, except that it is not authorized to d

G.S. 143-518 State statute

Medical records compiled by emergency medical services (EMS) providers and the state DHHS in connection with the dispatch, response, treatment, or transport of individual patients or in connection

G.S. 130A-45.8 State statute

Medical records compiled and maintained by public health authorities in connection with the admission, treatment, and discharge of individual patients are not public records.

G.S. 130A-12 State statute

Protects the confidentiality of certain health information maintained by the NC DHHS and local health departments.

G.S. 130A-93 State statute

The names of children and parents, the addresses of parents (other than county of residence and postal code), and the Social Security numbers of parents contained in birth records in the possession

G.S. 7B-310 State statute

Laws regarding privileged communications (other than the attorney-client privilege) are not sufficient grounds for excluding evidence of abuse, neglect, or dependency in any juvenile, civil, or cri

G.S. 131D-10.3A(g) State statute

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G.S. 130A-101(g) State statute

Parents are required to provide their Social Security numbers in connection with the registration of the birth of their child.

G.S. 131D-32 State statute

A county adult care home advisory committee may not disclose the identity of a complainant or the identity of a resident involved in a complaint except as permitted under the federal Older American

G.S. 7B-2901(b) through (c) State statute

The county social services department’s records involving abused, neglected, or dependent juveniles who are in the department’s protective custody or placed with the department pursuant to court or

G.S. 8-53.1 State statute

The physician- and nurse-privileges may not be used as grounds for excluding evidence regarding the abuse or neglect of, or illness or injury suffered by, a child under the age or 16 in a juvenile

G.S. 108A-11 State statute

Members of the county board of social services are authorized to “inspect and examine” any record of the county social services department relating to applications for or provision of public assist

G.S. 110-90.2 State statute

All information received by the state DHHS related to criminal history checks of child care providers is “privileged,” is not a public record, and may be used only by DHHS and persons authorized to

G.S. 131D-2.14 State statute

Another law, G.S. 131D-2.11, requires NC DHHS (through the county departments of social services) to conduct annual inspections of licensed adult care homes.

G.S. 90-113.74 State statute

Information about prescriptions maintained in the state's Controlled Substances Reporting System is "privileged and confidential, is not a public record pursuant to G.S.

G.S. 8-53.7 State statute

Information that a licensed private social worker (1) obtains in the course of providing professional social services and (2) is necessary to providing those services is considered privileged infor

G.S. 143-318.11(a)(3) State statute

A county social services board or other public body subject to the state’s open meetings law may hold a closed session to consult with an attorney employed or retained by the public body in order t

G.S. 143B-936 State statute

Criminal history checks of individuals 18 and older who live in the prospective adoptive home, licensed foster parents, applicants for foster parent licenses, and adults living in foster care homes

G.S. 131E-144.3(5) State statute

A client of a home care agency has the right to "have his or her personal and medical records kept confidential and not be disclosed except as permitted or required by applicable State or fed

G.S. 130A-143 State statute

All information and records, whether publicly or privately maintained, that identify a person who has or may have any reportable communicable disease are “strictly confidential” and may be disclose

G.S. 131D-27 State statute

The state DHHS and its agents are authorized to inspect the records of adult care home residents maintained at an adult care home when the inspection is necessary to investigate an alleged violatio

G.S. 7B-601 State statute

A guardian ad litem appointed for a juvenile who is alleged to be abused, neglected, or dependent has the authority to obtain any information or reports, whether or not confidential or privileged (

G.S. 15B-12 State statute

Private social workers may not be compelled disclose any information acquired in rendering professional social services unless compelled by a superior or district court.

G.S. 132-1.10 State statute

North Carolina has a comprehensive scheme governing the use of social security numbers, including by isolating them on separate pages in certain situations, offering explanations of their intended

G.S. 130A-102 State statute

Medical information contained in a birth certificate shall not be public records open to inspection.

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