Development of immunization registry and tracking and recall system
- • standards
- • release of information
(1) The Oregon Health Authority, a local health department, or both, or their agents or other providers may develop an immunization registry and an associated tracking and recall system.
(2) The immunization registry and tracking and recall system shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(a) Registering all clients born in, living in or receiving services in this state;
(b) Tracking and updating immunization histories of the registered clients;
(c) Allowing a provider, the authority or a local health department to provide information to and obtain information from the immunization records contained in the immunization registry, and the tracking and recall records contained in the tracking and recall system, without the consent of the client or the parent or guardian of the client;
(d) Allowing an immunization record of a client who is under the care of an authorized user or enrolled in an authorized user’s program to be released to the authorized user;
(e) Notifying in writing the parent or guardian of a client, at least through five years of age, when the tracking and recall system indicates that a client has missed a scheduled immunization;
(f) Integrating with any immunization registry and its associated tracking and recall systems; and
(g) Working with health care providers to develop information transfer systems.
(3) The immunization registry and tracking and recall system may allow information to be released to an authorized user from an immunization record or a tracking and recall record for purposes including, but not limited to:
(a) Outreach to clients under the care of the authorized user or enrolled in the authorized user’s program who have missed immunizations, hearing or lead screenings, or other public health interventions designated by rule of the authority; or
(b) Public health assessment and evaluation related to immunizations and vaccine-preventable diseases conducted by the authority or by a local health department for clients within the local health department’s jurisdiction. [1993 c.297 §3; 2003 c.573 §2; 2003 c.593 §2; 2007 c.196 §3; 2009 c.595 §641; 2011 c.71 §2]
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