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Disease Reporting: Proposed Rules 2020

Proposed Rules 2020

Effective April 2020

The proposed rule changes cover on disease reporting requirements, adding rabies post-exposure prophylaxis, Candida auris and the school exclusion requirement.

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Make comments on proposed rules

Send written comments to:
OHA, Public Health Division
Brittany Hall, Administrative Rules Coordinator
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 930
Portland, Oregon 97232
Fax: 971-673-1299

Present oral testimony at the public hearing, on Monday, March 9 at 2:00 PM at
 Portland State Office Building
800 NE Oregon Street, Room 1E
Portland, Oregon, 97232

This page will be updated during rule making.

EMERGENCY RULE: Vaping-Associated Lung Injury (VALI)

Expiring April 2020

In response to the Governor’s Executive Order 19-09, effective October 9, 2019, the Oregon Health Authority has set forth an emergency rule to mandate reporting of hospitalization or death due to vaping-associated lung injury (VALI). Clinicians must report within one working day any patient who has been hospitalized or who died from radiographically or histologically demonstrated lung injury following a history of e-cigarette use or vaping in the preceding 90 days.

Reports may be made to the local public health authority; or to the Oregon Health Authority (phone 971-673-1111; fax 971-673-1100; or online).

For more details, see the documents below:

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