2017 ORS 433.220¹
Measures taken on discovery of disease or toxic substance
  • rules
  • jurisdiction over emergency

(1) If upon inspection pursuant to ORS 433.216 (Detaining conveyance for inspection or investigation), there is discovered among the passengers or goods being transported by any public or private conveyance the existence of any communicable disease or toxic substance that presents a substantial threat to public health, the Public Health Director, under rules of the Oregon Health Authority, may:

(a) Issue an order for testing, medical examination or treatment under ORS 433.035 (Testing or examination of persons with certain diseases or conditions).

(b) Isolate or quarantine such persons or goods in accordance with ORS 433.121 (Emergency administrative order for isolation or quarantine), 433.123 (Petition for court order for isolation or quarantine) or 433.142 (Petition for isolation of contaminated property).

(c) Require the passengers and persons conveying materials to follow the authority’s rules for the control of the specific communicable disease or prevention of harm to the public health from the toxic substance.

(d) Offer free immunization in those diseases to which such prophylactic treatment is applicable to all persons exposed in any conveyance.

(2) Should any question arise as to the existence of any emergency, the Public Health Director shall have final jurisdiction. [Amended by 1973 c.259 §17; 1987 c.600 §14; 2007 c.445 §20; 2009 c.595 §646]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 433—Disease and Condition Control; Mass Gatherings; Indoor Air, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors433.­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.
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