2017 ORS 192.577¹
Disclosure of Department of Corrections inmate information

(1) A health care provider shall disclose protected health information concerning an inmate of a Department of Corrections facility to the physician of an employee of the department or of Oregon Corrections Enterprises, without an authorization from the inmate or a personal representative of the inmate, if:

(a) The employee, in the performance of the employee’s official duties, was directly exposed to the bodily fluids of the inmate; and

(b) The inmate has tested positive for HIV or hepatitis B or C or other communicable disease that may be transmitted through an individual’s bodily fluids.

(2) A disclosure under subsection (1) of this section must be limited to the minimum necessary to inform the physician of possible exposure to HIV, hepatitis B or C or other communicable disease. [2017 c.484 §2]

Note: See note under 192.553 (Policy for protected health information).

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Atty. Gen. Opinions

Attorney General’s Public Meetings and Records Manual, (1973) Vol 36, p 543; public meetings and records manual, (1976) Vol 37, p 1087; pro­hi­bi­­tion on disclosing marriage records, (1998) Vol 49, p 21

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 192—Records; Public Reports and Meetings, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors192.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 192, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano192.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.