WVC 49 - 11 - 3
§49-11-3. Caregiver consent for minor's health care.
(a) Except for minor children placed under the custody of the
Department of Health and Human Resources pursuant to proceedings
established by this chapter, a caregiver who possesses and presents
a notarized affidavit pursuant to section five of this article may
consent on behalf of a minor to health care and treatment.
(b) Examination and treatment shall be prescribed by or under
the supervision of a physician, advanced practice nurse, dentist or
mental health professional licensed to practice in the state.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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