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Oregon Health Alert Network and HOSCAP

Health Alert Network (HAN)

Oregon's Health Alert Network (HAN) connects hospitals, clinics, laboratories, public safety, EMS and many other public health partners via secure web applications that facilitate information sharing throughout Oregon and SW Washington. The system is managed by the Oregon Health Authority - Public Health Division - Health Security, Preparedness and Response Program.

If you are a member of the Oregon Healthcare Community and would like to receive HAN Alerts, please email:


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Oregon Capacity System (OCS)

Beginning 3/31/2023, 0700, the Oregon Capacity System (OCS) is the data source for all Oregon hospital bed census information.

Oregon's hospital capacity system (HOSCAP) was sunsetted on 3/31/2023, 0659.

COVID-19 Hospital Reporting to NHSN

To assist hospitals in accessing and reporting directly to the NHSN system, please see the following resources:

1) The project website:
2) If facilities are experiencing technical challenges in reporting due to the transition, such as NHSN access issues, unexpected validation errors causing data to be rejected, or other technical issues related to accessing and reporting in NHSN, please report these challenges by emailing with the subject “hospital COVID-19 compliance."

Training and Updates

Go to the FAQ and Training page for the latest information, schedule and FAQ.

Communication System Exercises

We schedule communication system exercises throughout the year to make sure our suite of communication systems are functioning well. Please share these dates with your colleagues.

Upcoming Business Hours Alerts

Dates for future exercises are being reviewed and will be posted soon.

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