The Oregon Health Authority Public Pool and Tourist Facility Program works in partnership with local health departments, the recreation and tourist industry and the public to reduce the risk of waterborne illness and injury at public facilities. The program provides technical assistance, training, and education; coordinates rulemaking; and oversees the field inspection system
Pool and Tourist Facilities and COVID-19
Guidance on Governor Brown's Executive Orders Relating to Public Pools and Tourist Facilities
The Governor released her phased
approach to reopening businesses in Oregon and Phase 1 does not allow
public pools and spas to reopen. There has not been guidance released for Phase
2, but when public pools are allowed to open, it will be listed under “Outdoor
Recreation and Travel”.
Cleaning Guidance for Hotels and Motels After Possible COVID-19 Occupancy
New Web Portal for Inspection Reports
The Oregon Health Authority has launched a new web portal that will allow people to easily find inspection reports for food, public pool and lodging facilities, such as restaurants, swimming pools and hotels across Oregon.
The portal is provided as part of a software update to the statewide licensing and inspection system. The site will show semi-annual, biennial and annual routine inspections as well as reinspections.
**Please note that there is a 14-day lag from the date of inspection until it is shown on the website**
Updated Organizational Camp Rules
The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division has updated the rules relating to Organizational Camps. These rules set health and safety standards for operators of these facilities and were developed in consultation with local health departments and the organizational camp industry.