2013 ORS § 431.416¹
Local public health authority or health district
  • duties

The local public health authority or health district shall:

(1) Administer and enforce the rules of the local public health authority or the health district and public health laws and rules of the Oregon Health Authority.

(2) Assure activities necessary for the preservation of health or prevention of disease in the area under its jurisdiction as provided in the local plan of the authority or district are performed. These activities shall include but not be limited to:

(a) Epidemiology and control of preventable diseases and disorders;

(b) Parent and child health services, including family planning clinics as described in ORS 435.205 (Family planning and birth control services by public agencies);

(c) Collection and reporting of health statistics;

(d) Health information and referral services; and

(e) Environmental health services. [1961 c.610 §8; 1973 c.829 §23; 1977 c.582 §28; 1983 c.398 §4; 2001 c.900 §150; 2009 c.595 §563; 2013 c.640 §9]