2017 ORS 401.657¹
Emergency health care facility
  • emergency operations plan
  • credentialing plan
  • rules

(1) The Oregon Health Authority may designate all or part of a health care facility or other location as an emergency health care center. If the Governor declares a state of emergency under ORS 401.165 (Declaration of state of emergency), or proclaims a state of public health emergency under ORS 433.441 (Proclamation of public health emergency), emergency health care centers may be used for:

(a) Evaluation and referral of individuals affected by the emergency;

(b) Provision of health care services; and

(c) Preparation of patients for transportation.

(2) The Oregon Health Authority may enter into cooperative agreements with a local public health authority, as defined in ORS 431.003 (Definitions), that allow the local public health authority to designate emergency health care centers under this section.

(3) An emergency health care center designated under this section must have an emergency operations plan and a credentialing plan that governs the use of emergency health care providers registered under ORS 401.654 (Registry of emergency health care providers) and other health care providers who volunteer to perform health care services at the center under ORS 401.651 (Definitions for ORS 401.651 to 401.670) to 401.670 (Rules). The emergency operations plan and credentialing plan must comply with rules governing those plans adopted by the Oregon Health Authority. [2003 c.298 §4; 2007 c.445 §39; 2009 c.595 §228; 2009 c.718 §7; 2015 c.736 §55]

Chapter 401

Law Review Cita­tions

54 OLR 677 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 401—Emergency Management and Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors401.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 401, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano401.­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.