2017 ORS 433.269¹
Immunization by local health departments
  • rules
  • records and reports

(1) Local health departments shall make immunizations available for administration under the direction of a local health officer in convenient areas and at convenient times. A local health department may not refuse to administer an immunization to a person because the person is unable to pay for the immunization.

(2)(a) Each local health department, school and children’s facility shall report annually to the Oregon Health Authority on:

(A) The number of children in the area served by the local health department, school or children’s facility; and

(B) The number of children in the area served by the local health department, school or children’s facility who are susceptible to restrictable disease as prescribed by the authority’s rules pursuant to ORS 433.273 (Rules).

(b) Each school and children’s facility shall report annually to the authority on the number of children in the area served by the school or children’s facility who are in attendance at the school or children’s facility conditionally because of an incomplete immunization schedule.

(c) Each local health department shall make available to each school and children’s facility in the area served by the local health department data on the immunization rate, by disease, of children in the area. Upon request, the authority shall assist local health departments in compiling data for purposes of this paragraph.

(d) A child exempted under ORS 433.267 (Immunization of school children) is susceptible to restrictable disease for purposes of this subsection.

(3)(a) For the purpose of providing parents with the information necessary to protect their children’s health, each school and children’s facility shall make available the information reported and received by the school and children’s facility pursuant to subsection (2) of this section:

(A) At the main office of the school or children’s facility;

(B) On the school’s or school district’s website or on the children’s facility’s website, if available; and

(C) To the parents of the children who attend the school or children’s facility, in the form of a paper document or electronic communication that includes the information in a clear and easy to understand manner.

(b) The information required to be made available under paragraph (a) of this subsection must be made available at the beginning of each school year and not later than one month after the date that children may be excluded as provided by ORS 433.267 (Immunization of school children).

(4) The administrator of a school or children’s facility shall maintain immunization records of children, including children who are in attendance at the school or children’s facility conditionally because of an incomplete immunization schedule and children who are exempted as described in ORS 433.267 (Immunization of school children) (1)(b) and (c). [1973 c.566 §3; 1981 c.78 §5; 1991 c.255 §6; 2009 c.595 §652; 2015 c.802 §1]

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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