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Acute and Communicable Disease


Reporting of SARS-CoV-2 genetic sequence results

Labs that sequence SARS-CoV-2 are required to transmit sequence data to OHA in accordance, with amended OAR 333-018-0016.

COVID-19 Reporting Rules Adopted

View rules pertaining to COVID-19, including reporting positive and negative laboratory test results, work restrictions, school exclusions and other reporting requirements.

COVID-19 Disease Reporting Rules OHA COVID-19 Website Healthcare Partner Resources

Working to Keep Oregonians Healthy

Disease prevention and control is a cooperative effort involving health care providers, local and state health department personnel and members of the community. Oregon Public Health Division programs work to prevent the emergence and spread of communicable diseases. This includes collecting and analyzing disease reports, studying risk factors, protecting exposed individuals and families, developing guidelines for disease prevention and control, and planning and responding to public health emergencies involving communicable diseases. Protecting the population from communicable diseases is one of seven priority areas from Oregon's State Health Improvement Plan.

Featured News

OR Epi 2021 (April 21-23)  CANCELLED
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The 38th Annual Oregon Epidemiologists' Meeting     
(OR  Epi 2021) is cancelled.  

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While 2021 conference is cancelled, you can find out about past conferences here: OR Epi Conference

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