24-hour Public Health Emergency Numbers
Communicable Diseases: 971-673-1111
Health care providers are required by law to report certain diseases and conditions; those reports should be made to the patient's local health department. Local health departments can contact the Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Program 24-hours a day at 971-673-1111. Read more about communicable diseaese prevention.
On-Call Duty Officer: 971-246-1789
The on-call duty officer is the Public Health Division's 24-hour central point of contact for urgent issues. The duty officer directs calls to specific programs. During business hours, normal program contacts are encouraged. For after hours issues, or if you can't reach the program, contact the duty officer. You may also page the duty officer at 503-938-6790.
Oregon Emergency Response System: 1-800-452-0311
OERS is the primary point of contact by which any public agency provides the state notification of an emergency or disaster, or requests access to state or federal resources. Local public safety agencies such as law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services normally provide the first response to an incident. Read more about OERS.
Oregon Radiological Emergency Response: 971-673-0490
The Radiological Emergency Response team can answer questions, advise actions, and if necessary, respond to any radiological emergency within the state of Oregon. An answering service is available when the office is closed. Fire or Police agencies should call the Oregon Emergency Response System (OERS) at 1-800-452-0311 to initiate a contact. Read more about radiological emergency response.