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 Healthcare Worker Influenza Vaccination Reporting Effective May 1, 2020

Healthcare worker influenza vaccination survey data deadline has been extended due to COVID-19.

Temporary Reporting Rules

 COVID-19 Emergency Rules

Learn about emergency rules pertaining to COVID-19, including reporting positive and negative laboratory test results, work restrictions, school exclusions and other reporting requirements.


COVID-19 Emergency Rules OHA COVID-19 Website

 Public health warning: Stop using vaping products

The Oregon Health Authority is urging Oregonians to stop using all vaping products until federal and state officials have determined the cause of serious lung injuries and deaths linked to the use of both cannabis and nicotine vaping products. 


Oregon Investigation

Working to Keep Oregonians Healthy

Disease prevention and control is a cooperative effort involving health care providers, local and state health department personnel and members of the community. Oregon Public Health Division programs work to prevent the emergence and spread of communicable diseases. This includes collecting and analyzing disease reports, studying risk factors, protecting exposed individuals and families, developing guidelines for disease prevention and control, and planning and responding to public health emergencies involving communicable diseases. Protecting the population from communicable diseases is one of seven priority areas from Oregon's State Health Improvement Plan.

Featured News

OR Epi 2021 (April 21-23) 
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The 38th Annual Oregon Epidemiologists' Meeting     
(OR  Epi 2021)  is scheduled for April 21-23 at Sunriver.  More information will be posted by the end of September.   

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OR Epi 2021 Conference

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