Disease and Condition Control

ORS 433.269
Local public health authority to ensure availability of immunizations

  • reports and records


(1)

A local public health authority shall ensure that immunizations required under ORS 433.282 (Required immunizations at certain post-secondary educational institutions) and 433.283 (Immunizations against measles for certain students at community colleges) and the rules adopted pursuant to ORS 433.273 (Rules) for attendance at a school, children’s facility or post-secondary educational institution are available through local health care providers or the local public health authority or its contractors:

(a)

To the entire population of the area served by the local public health authority in convenient areas and at convenient times.

(b)

Regardless of whether a child or student is able to pay for the immunization.

(2)

(a) Each local public health authority, 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 public health authority, school or children’s facility; and

(B)

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

(b)

Each school and children’s facility shall report annually to the Oregon Health 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 public health authority shall make available to each school and children’s facility in the area served by the local public health authority data on the immunization rate, by disease, of children in the area. Upon request, the Oregon Health Authority shall assist local public health authorities 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; 2019 c.456 §35]

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