Consent: CAN A SCHOOL CONTACT A DOCTOR WITHOUT PARENT CONSENT?

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Sara: Can a school contact a doctor on homebound services without parental consent?

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Sara, a school can contact a child’s doctor. I doubt the doctor will communicate with school staff unless or until s/he has parental consent.

Shannon

In Missouri yes. The school can also share that information with who ever they feel needs to know. Which in my sons case was everyone in our small town.