Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-039-0040
Emergency Medical Facilities


(1)

There shall be present at the outdoor mass gathering site for emergency medical services, physicians and nurses in the following ratios:

(a)

Daylight Hours — At least one Oregon physician plus sufficient other physicians (licensed to practice medicine and surgery in any of the 50 states of the United States) to provide a ratio of one for each 10,000 persons attending or fraction thereof and one nurse for each 7,500 persons attending or fraction thereof;

(b)

Nighttime Hours — (1 a.m. to 7 a.m.) — At least one Oregon physician plus sufficient other physicians (licensed to practice medicine and surgery in any of the 50 states of the United States) to provide a ratio of one for each 20,000 persons attending or fraction thereof and one nurse for each 15,000 persons attending or fraction thereof.

(2)

Facilities shall be provided in which physicians can provide patient care and treatment. The facility shall be enclosed, protected from the elements, and shall have chairs, examining tables with stirrups, and locked cabinets for equipment and medicine. All necessary medicine and instruments for conducting minor surgery and examinations shall be available.

(3)

Lighting within the emergency medical facilities shall be provided and shall be not less than 200 foot candles in areas where treatment and minor surgery are conducted.

(4)

Attending physicians shall keep accurate records of patients and treatment, and shall notify the local health officer of all cases involving a communicable disease.

(5)

Temporary holding facilities shall be provided for the sick and injured while awaiting transport to a hospital. The facility shall be enclosed, protected from the elements, and shall be furnished with one cot or bed for each 1,000 persons anticipated or fraction thereof.

(6)

Communication, either telephone or radio-telephone, shall be provided to summon aid or notify the nearest hospital, law enforcement, or fire protection agency, as required.

(7)

Ambulances shall be provided at the outdoor mass gathering for emergency evacuation of sick and injured persons at a ratio of one ambulance for each 10,000 persons anticipated or fraction thereof.
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