2017 ORS 431.134¹
  • rules

(1) For the purpose of establishing the foundational capabilities under ORS 431.131 (Foundational capabilities), communications include, but are not limited to, the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to:

(a) Engage in two-way communications with the public through the use of a variety of accessible methods of communication;

(b) Effectively use mass media and social media to transmit communications to and receive communications from the public;

(c) Communicate with specific populations in a manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate;

(d) Develop and implement educational programs and preventive strategies; and

(e) During a disease outbreak or other disaster or emergency, provide accurate, timely and understandable information, recommendations and instructions to the public.

(2) For purposes of this section, the Oregon Health Authority may adopt rules differentiating between the knowledge, skills and abilities that are necessary for state governance and that are necessary for local governance. [2015 c.736 §12]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 431—State and Local Administration and Enforcement of Public Health Laws, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors431.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.