West Virginia Code Chapter 16. Public Health § 16-4-10. Minors

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any licensed physician may examine, diagnose, or treat any minor with his or her consent for any venereal disease without the knowledge or consent of the minor's parent or guardian.  The physician shall not incur any civil or criminal liability in connection therewith except for negligence or wilful injury.


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