Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-019-0041
Other Disease Specific Provisions: Tuberculosis


(1) As used in this rule:
(a) “Health care facility” has the meaning given that term in ORS 442.015 (Definitions);
(b) “Health care setting” includes the facility types described in "Guidelines for preventing the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings," published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 54, Number RR-17: 1-141; December 30, 2005) APPENDIX A, available at: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/rr/rr5417.pdf.
(2) Each health care facility or health care setting shall formally assess the risk of tuberculosis transmission among staff (professional and volunteer) and patients at least annually and shall follow tuberculosis screening recommendations outlined in "Guidelines for preventing the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings,“ published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 54, Number RR-17: 1-141; December 30, 2005), incorporated by reference and available at: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/rr/rr5417.pdf and ”Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment of U.S. Health Care Personnel: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDC, 2019," published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 68(19);439–443; May 17, 2019), incorporated by reference and available at: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/68/wr/mm6819a3.htm; or other guidelines or recommendations approved by the Authority.
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