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¹Having a visit does not guarantee a medication will be ordered or refilled. It is clinicians’ professional decision. It is prohibited by law to prescribe or refill controlled substances via virtual visits. ²Your provider may recommend follow-up care, including additional services that may not be included in visit price.

How much does a visit cost to get a
doctor's note?

Save!
DrHouse
Plus
Save with the DrHouse Plus membership. Cancel anytime. Get unlimited visits for 3 months.
$0/visit
Only $99 for 3 months of coverage.
Unlimited virtual visits
Get unlimited 24/7 virtual visits for 3 months with board-certified clinicians.
Unlimited visits for family
Membership includes your kids, spouse, parents, grandparents, brothers, and sisters.
On-demand care support
Chat with our care support whenever necessary. They are here for you 24/7.
Prescriptions as needed
See our clinicians whenever you need a new Rx or need to renew existing Rx.¹
Get doctor’s notes
Get a doctor’s excuse and/or clearance for your school or work if needed.
100% treatment guarantee
You can get a refund after your first visit if we are unable to provide care.
Without
DrHouse Plus
Single visit. No membership benefits. Care support for 7 days.
$79/visit
Prescriptions as needed
See our clinicians whenever you need a new Rx or need to renew existing Rx.¹
Get doctor’s notes
Get a doctor’s excuse and/or clearance for your school or work if needed.
100% treatment guarantee
Chat with our care support whenever necessary. They are here for you 24/7.
On-demand care support
Chat with our care support whenever necessary. They are here for you 24/7. For 7 days
¹Having a visit does not guarantee a medication will be ordered or refilled. It is clinicians’ professional decision. It is prohibited by law to prescribe or refill controlled substances via virtual visits. ²Your provider may recommend follow-up care, including additional services that may not be included in visit price.

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Doctor's note for work or school

What Is a Doctor’s Note?

A doctor’s note, sometimes called a medical excuse, medical leave note, or sick note, is a document written by a doctor or other qualified medical professional to explain absence from work due to a medical condition or to provide proof that you saw a medical professional.

A doctor’s note could be used to excuse an employee from work for a specific amount of time, or it could be used to explain why a student was absent from school.

It can also be used for a variety of other reasons, such as to obtain a reduced work schedule or to receive the appropriate accommodations.

When Should You Get a Doctor’s Note for Work?

If you are unable to work due to an illness or injury, then you should get a doctor’s note from a certified medical professional.

There are many potential reasons to get a doctor’s note for work such as:

  • If you are experiencing any symptoms that could be associated with the coronavirus or need to be and need to provide your employer with proof of illness.
  • You have a contagious illness, such as the flu, and need to take time off to recover.
  • You have suffered an injury and need to take some time off for healing.
  • You are pregnant and need certain accommodations.
  • You are experiencing a mental health disorder and require extra support.
  • When you see a doctor during your work hours, you may also need to provide a doctor’s note.
  • If you can’t perform certain duties due to a medical condition.

Overall the actual need to get a doctor’s note for work will depend on your specific situation and may vary from one employer to the next also it will depend on your state and labor laws.

If you think you might need a doctor’s note for work consult with your company’s HR department or speak with a qualified medical professional about your situation.

When Should You Get a Doctor’s Note for School?

If you are too sick to attend school, a doctor’s note can provide proof of a medical condition and help explain why you were absent. Most schools require that students submit a doctor’s note in order to be excused from class or receive an extended due date for any missed assignments.

In some cases, such as if the student is taking an extended leave of absence from school, a doctor’s note may also be required to get the necessary accommodations.

How to Get a Doctor’s Note?

To get a doctor’s note you should make an appointment with your healthcare provider and explain why you need the note.

It is important to provide as much detail as possible when discussing your situation; this will help the doctor ensure that their assessment of the situation is accurate and complete.

Depending on the circumstances, your doctor may be able to provide you with a doctor’s note. This document can serve as proof of your absence and allow you to take time off without having to worry about repercussions from employers or other authority figures. 

How to Get a Doctor’s Note Online?

If you require a doctor’s note for a medical excuse, the easiest and most convenient way to get it is from an online doctor. This can be incredibly useful if you need proof of an illness or injury but can’t make it into the doctor’s office.

To get an online doctor’s note from DrHouse, you simply need to set up an account, download our telehealth app and start an on-demand visit with one of our clinicians.

During the visit, our clinician can assess your condition and provide you a doctor’s note.

This whole process can be completed in minutes and you’ll have your note ready to use in no time. Plus, since it’s all done online you won’t have to worry about taking time off work or leaving the comfort and safety of your own home.

Overall, getting a doctor’s note online is the most convenient option available if you need a sick note for work or school. It can save you time, money, and effort while also ensuring that you receive quality care from experienced healthcare professionals.

What Does a Doctor’s Note for Work Look Like?

A doctor’s note typically contains the following information:

  • Your name and date of birth.
  • Date of your appointment.
  • Reason for the note.
  • Any recommended accommodations, such as extra breaks or modified duties.
  • Signature and contact information of the doctor providing the note.

Get an Urgent Care Doctor’s Note From Drhouse!

At DrHouse, we understand that when you need a doctor’s note for work, you don’t have the time to wait in line at the hospital or make an appointment with your physician.

That’s why we offer on-demand online urgent care visits where our experienced doctors can assess your condition and if necessary provide you with a real doctor’s note in minutes.

So if you need a doctor’s note for work, trust DrHouse to provide the care and support you need. Schedule an on-demand visit now!

The contents of the DrHouse site are for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images, and information, contained on or available through this website is for general information purposes only. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician or another qualified healthcare provider with any question you may have about a specific medicine, condition, or treatment before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because something you have read on this website.

Frequently asked questions

  • Yes, you can go to the doctor just to get a note. However, it is important that you provide an accurate explanation of your condition and any symptoms that you are experiencing in order for the doctor to be able to adequately assess your situation and provide an accurate opinion on why you need time off from work.

  • Yes, online doctors can write sick notes. At DrHouse, our experienced doctors are able to assess your condition and provide you with a doctor’s note if necessary in minutes.

  • No, it is not possible to get a sick note without seeing the doctor. This is due to the fact that a doctor’s note is the medical opinion of an experienced healthcare professional and cannot be provided without having assessed your condition. What you can do is get a note online, without physically seeing a doctor. At DrHouse, our online doctors can provide you with a doctor’s note without you needing to leave the comfort and safety of your home.

  • When asking your doctor for a sick note, it is important that you provide an accurate description of your condition and any symptoms that you are experiencing. This will allow the doctor to assess your situation and provide an appropriate opinion on why you need time off from work. Make sure to be honest about your health in order to ensure that the doctor can provide you with the best possible advice.

  • The best way to get a real doctor’s note is to schedule an on-demand online visit with one of our experienced doctors at DrHouse. During the visit, our doctor can assess your condition and provide you with a copy of the note in minutes. You could of course go see your doctor in person, however, this is not always the most convenient option.

  • At DrHouse, we don’t charge any extra fee for providing doctor’s notes. So if you need a doctor’s note, all you have to do is schedule an online visit with one of our experienced doctors and they will be able to assess your condition and provide you with a free doctor’s note.

  • The short answer is yes – in some cases, your doctor may recommend taking time off in order to effectively manage your depression.

  • Yes, depending on your diagnosis and the severity of your condition, a doctor may write you a sick note.

  • There are many benefits to getting a doctor’s note online, including convenience, affordability, and access to experienced doctors.

  • Yes, at DrHouse, you can get a doctor’s note without insurance. You can start an on-demand with one of our experienced doctors and discuss your condition, symptoms, and why you need time off from work in order to receive a doctor’s note.