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Public Health Modernization Administrative Rules Advisory Committee meets in Portland on September 14

What: The Oregon Health Authority is convening a Rules Advisory Committee (RAC) to inform the rules to implement HB 2310 (2017), HB 3100 (2015) and the Future of Public Health Task Force recommendations on a new framework for public health. The framework is centered on foundational capabilities and foundational programs that are essential in every community and for every person in order to protect and improve health in Oregon.

The RAC will review concepts and provide input on proposed rules related to: requirements for funding formulas; incentives and matching funds; accountability metrics; Local Public Health Authority (LPHA) and required public health services; delegation; subcontracting of public health services; and transfer of local public health authority.

When: Thursday, September 14, 1-3 p.m. A 15-minute public comment period is at 2:45 p.m.; comments are limited to three minutes.

Where: Portland State Office Building, 800 NE Oregon St, Room 1A; Portland, OR 97232.

Background: The Public Health Modernization Administrative Rules Advisory Committee is holding its second meeting to help inform the public health rules to modernize the public health system. An agenda and updated materials will be posted one week prior to the meeting on the Public Health Division Public Health Modernization Website. See the following reference documents:

Program contact: Kim La Croix, 971-212-1110; kimberly.w.lacroix@state.or.us

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If you need help or have questions, please contact Kim La Croix at 971-212-1110, 711 TTY at least 48 hours before the meeting.

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Jonathan Modie

OHA External Relations

971-246-9139

phd.communications@state.or.us

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