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Matters of Record Newsletter

The Center for Health Statistics (CHS) publishes a monthly newsletter that communicates updates and information to all of Oregon's Vital Records Partners.

June 2022 Newsletter

Featured Stories

Temporary Staffing Shortages
Intaglio Paper Update
New Method to Sign or Certify Records in OVERS Begins June 12
End of 60-Day Extension for Notarized Paternity Affidavit
Importance of Entering WIC Information into OVERS
New Disposition Types for Fetal Death
Natural Organic Reduction (NOR) Administrative Rulemaking Public Hearing
New Dispositions Go into Effect July 1
Updated Funeral Home Order Form for Death Certificates
Biometric Devices Are No Longer Necessary
Updated Funeral Home Order Form for Death Certificates

May 2022 Newsletter

Featured Stories

New Method to Sign or Certify Records OVERS
Reopening of Vital Records Public Counter
Father's Information Must Come from the Acknowledgment of Paternity
New Disposition Goes into Effect July 1
Triennial Reviews Include On-site Option Beginning July 1

April 2022 Newsletter

Featured Stories

New Method to Certify/Sign a Record
Informant's Relationship to Child
Occupation and Industry Information Resource
Meet Your New County liaison, Derrick Patterson
Spot Check Tool
Farewell, Kathy!

March 2022 Newsletter

Featured Stories

Changing a Name by the Birth Information Specialist
Verify that Death Records have all Required Information
Remember to Enter All Information from Order Forms: Part 2 of 2
Training on Triennial Reviews
What to Do if a Certifier’s Signature is Missing
Congratulations, Patricia!

February 2022 Newsletter

Featured Stories

Fetal Death Disposition Requirements
Fetal Death vs. Live Birth
Remember to Enter All Information from Order Forms: Part 1 of 2
Welcome, Joanne!

January 2022 Newsletter

Featured Stories

Vital Records Public Counter Reopening Delayed
Adding a Birth Attendant to OVERS
REALD Data Collection Starting January 1
Additional Types of Disposition: Natural Organic Reduction and Alkaline Hydrolysis
Updated Resources for Counties
Congratulations, Johanna!