Health Care Facilities

ORS 441.816
Influenza vaccines for patients 65 years of age or older

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Subject to subsection (2) of this section, from October 1 through March 1 of each year, each hospital in this state shall make an offer to each patient of the hospital who is 65 years of age or older to immunize the patient against the influenza virus, provided that immunization against the influenza virus is not contraindicated for that patient.


Offers made under subsection (1) of this section must be based on:


The availability of the influenza vaccine at the time the offer is made; and


Any applicable recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


The Oregon Health Authority may adopt rules to implement this section. [2015 c.496 §2]
Chapter 441

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospital's employing a licensed physical therapist as unauthorized practice, (1975) Vol 37, p 963


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