Medical and dental services (ORS 109.640)
Minors who are 15 years or older are able to consent to medical and dental services without parental consent.
This includes hospital care, as well as medical, dental, optometric and surgical diagnostic care.
This would include services such as:
• Treatment for illnesses or injuries (colds, sprained ankle);
• Sports or camp physicals;
• Dental visits (check-ups, cleanings, fillings);
• X-ray services;
• Emergency room visits;
• Vision care (except for first time contact lens visit); and
> • Immunizations.
it is possible to receive a vaccination without parental or a guardian’s consent in as many as 15 states.