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OHA Temporary Rulemaking – Vaccination Requirements for Healthcare Providers

To prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19, all Oregon healthcare providers and healthcare staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or request an exception by October 18, 2021.
The new regulations are administered and enforced by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).  The rules apply to all OBD licensees who provide direct patient care or have the potential for exposure to patients. For additional details on the vaccination requirements, and religious or medical exceptions, please review the  Healthcare Provider and Healthcare Staff Vaccine Rule FAQs and the full text of the OHA rule, OAR 333-019-1010. Questions may be directed to the Oregon Health Authority at

OHA Resources

SERV-OR - Volunteer Registry

The OBD supports dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants signing up on the state's volunteer registry to be a resource for the current pandemic and future events.
Please sign up to volunteer through SERV-OR (State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon):

Governor Kate Brown has been consulting with the CDC, the Oregon Health Authority, state agencies and other public health experts on the best policies to slow the spread of COVID-19. This website will have the most accurate, helpful information and resources for Oregonians. This website will also take you to her Executive Orders, that direct the OBD and our Licensees on important actions that must be taken during this pandemic.