Disease and Condition Control

ORS 433.273

The Oregon Health Authority shall adopt rules pertaining to the implementation of ORS 433.235 (Definitions for ORS 433.235 to 433.284) to 433.284 (Adoption of more stringent immunization requirements), which shall include, but need not be limited to:


The definition of “restrictable” disease;


The required immunization against diseases;


The time schedule for immunization;


The approved means of immunization;


The procedures and time schedule whereby children may be excluded from attendance in schools or children’s facilities under ORS 433.267 (Immunization of school children) (1)(b) and (c), provided that the authority includes as part of those procedures service of notice to parents;


The manner in which immunization records for children are established, evaluated and maintained;


Exemptions for schools and children’s facilities, including exemptions from the reporting requirements of ORS 433.269 (Local public health authority to ensure availability of immunizations) (2) and exemptions from the requirement under ORS 433.269 (Local public health authority to ensure availability of immunizations) (3) to make information available;


The implementation of ORS 433.282 (Required immunizations at certain post-secondary educational institutions) and 433.283 (Immunizations against measles for certain students at community colleges);


The process for approving a vaccine educational module;


Criteria for a vaccine educational module, including the requirement that a vaccine educational module present information that is consistent with information published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning:




The prevention of disease through the use of vaccinations; and


The safety and efficacy of vaccines; and


Documentation required to verify completion of a vaccine educational module, including the qualifications of persons who may certify the completion. [1973 c.566 §4; 1977 c.457 §2; 1981 c.78 §6; 1991 c.255 §7; 2009 c.595 §654; 2013 c.516 §2; 2015 c.802 §2]


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