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Upcoming HLO Closures Due to State Holidays

​Mark your calendar and note that the Health Licensing Office (and all State of Oregon agencies) will be closed on the following day:
  • Wednesday, December 25, 2019, for Christmas

Public Comment Extended for Board of Direct Entry Midwifery Risk Assessment Provisions

​​The Board of Direct Entry Midwifery (Board) met on October 24, 2019, and voted on the adoption of permanent Oregon Administrative Rules. However, the Board will continue to discuss and deliberate on risk assessment provisions at the November 20, 2019 meeting. To ensure that all stakeholders have the opportunity to comment, the public comment period has been extended through November 10, 2019, at 5 p.m. Comments received after November 10, 2019, at 5 p.m. will not be considered by the Board of Direct Entry Midwifery.

Military Spouse Proposed Rules Due to 2019 Senate Bill 688

Health Licensing Office has filed Health Licensing Office has filed proposed rules with the Oregon Secretary of State. The proposed rules will be published in the October 1, 2019, Oregon Bulletin. You are invited to review the proposed rules and submit comments from October 1 through 9 a.m. on October 28, 2019.

Information on Traditional Midwifery

​If you are looking for the criteria to be considered a traditional midwife or want to know more about the traditional midwife exemptions under the law, please review our Informational on Traditional Midwifery page.

Open Comment Period for Board of Direct Entry Midwifery Proposed Rules

​The Board of Direct Entry Midwifery under the Health Licensing Office has filed proposed rules with the Oregon Secretary of State. The proposed rules will be published in the September 1, 2019, Oregon Bulletin. You are invited to review the proposed rules and submit comments from September 1 through 12 noon on September 28, 2019.

 

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