OAR 411-060-0005

(1) “Assisted Living Facility” refers to entities licensed under rules contained in Oregon Administrative Rule chapter 411, division 054.
(2) “Associated Staff” means individuals providing direct care services to facility residents via a contractual relationship with the facility such as supplemental staffing agencies. Associated staff also includes volunteers, hospice personnel, caregivers who provide care and service to residents on behalf of the facility, individuals providing environmental (housekeeping, laundry) or food services via a contractual relationship with the facility, and students in the facility’s nurse aide training program or from affiliated academic institutions.
(3) “Associated Staffing Provider” means a separate legal entity, including an entity that has contracted with a Facility to provide staffing for the Facility, which employs Associated Staff.
(4) “Authority” means the Oregon Health Authority.
(5) “COVID-19” refers to Coronavirus disease 2019, which is defined as an illness caused by a novel coronavirus now called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
(6) “Department” means the Department of Human Services.
(7) “Facility” means an Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Facility and Residential Care Facility licensed by the Oregon Department of Human Services.
(8) “Facility Staff” means anyone directly employed by the Facility who is scheduled, or anticipated, to work at the Facility in the future.
(9) “Hospital” means Hospital as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions).
(10) “Isolation” means the separation of sick people with, or presumed to have, a contagious disease, including COVID-19, from people who do not have that contagious disease.
(11) “Legal Representative” means that term as defined in OAR 411-085-0005 (Definitions).
(12) “Local Public Health Authority” means Local Public Health Authority (LPHA) as defined in ORS 431.003 (Definitions).
(13) “Nursing Facility” means an entity licensed by the Department pursuant to Oregon Administrative Rule chapter 411, division 085 to 089.
(14) “Positivity Rate” means the percentage of people who test positive for COVID-19 of those overall, who have been tested in a defined group in a defined period of time.
(15) “Quarantine” means separation and restriction of the movement of people who have been exposed to a contagious disease, including COVID-19, to see if they become infected with the contagious disease.
(16) “Resident” is defined as an individual who has been admitted or moved in and is receiving room, board, care and services on a 24-hour basis in a Facility.
(17) “Residential Care Facility” means an entity licensed under rules contained in Oregon Administrative Rule chapter 411, division 054.
(18) “Routine Testing” means regular, proactive testing of a defined population such as Facility Staff and Associated Staff to identify the presence of the COVID-19 virus in symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals.
(19) “Suspect COVID-19” refers to a person with a new onset of symptoms consistent with COVID-19, including fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste, sore throat, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea, without a more likely alternative diagnosis.
(20) “Testing” refers to a testing process to detect SARS-CoV-2 by a laboratory certified by the US Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments program (CLIA) and that meets Authority (OHA) and Department testing criteria.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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