Services at the Health Center are provided on a strictly confidential basis. A copy of the confidentiality policy is available at the Health Center and on the Health Center Website. No information is released outside the Health Center to anyone without the student’s written authorization. However, there are limits to this confidentiality, and they include the following:
- When there is risk of imminent harm to self or another person, the Health Center staff has a legal and ethical duty to do whatever necessary to protect life.
- A Health Center clinician may consult with other professional staff members for the purpose of providing the best possible care to students.
- A court ordered subpoena could require the Health Center to release information contained in records or require a health center staff member to testify in court.