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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 49 - 11 - 2 §49-11-2. Definitions.
As used in this article:

(1) "Caregiver" means any person who is at least eighteen years of age and:

(A) Is related by blood, marriage or adoption to the minor, but who is not the legal custodian or guardian of the minor; or

(B) Has resided with the minor continuously during the immediately preceding period of six months or more.

(2) "Health care and treatment" means:

(A) Developmental screening;

(B) Mental health screening;

(C) Mental health treatment;

(D) Ordinary and necessary medical and dental examination and treatment;

(E) Preventive care including ordinary immunizations, tuberculin testing and well-child care; and

(F) Non-emergency diagnosis and treatment: Provided, That non-emergency diagnosis and treatment does not include an abortion.

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