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OVERS User Guides

Technical Assistance for OVERS

Visit our Registration pages if you have any questions regarding the rules for completing Oregon reports of birth, death, or fetal death.

User guides include short "quick start" sheets with tips for getting started. All documents are in PDF format.

County Vital Records Staff

Complete Guide - Updated 11/2022
Quick Start Guide - Updated 5/2022
Replacing Birth and Death Records Reference Guide - Updated 11/2016

Birth Facility User Guides

Complete Guide - Updated 6/2022
Quick Start Guide - Updated 6/2022
OVERS Amendments Guide for Birth Certifiers - Updated 6/2022
OVERS Guide: Answering Immunization Questions on the Facility Birth Worksheet - Added 02/2023

Funeral Home User Guides

Complete Guide - 1.8mb - Updated 6/2022
Quick Start Guide - Updated 6/2022

Death Medical Certifier User Guides

Complete Guide1.5mb - Updated 6/2022
Quick Start Guide - Updated 6/2022
Amending a Death Record in OVERS - Update 10/2022
Medical Certifier Reference Guide - One page front-and-back, new as of 09/01/2016
Overriding a Soft Edit - One page how-to for handling error messages, updated 2/2023

Medical Examiner User Guides

Complete Guide17mb - Updated 6/2022
Quick Start Guide - Updated 6/2022

Facility Administrator User Guide

Complete Guide - Updated 06/2022
Resetting Passwords - Updated 04/2021
Induced Termination of Pregnancy Reports Guides

ITOP Amendment Guide - Added 08/2017