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Or. Rev. Stat. § 433.443 - Authority of Public Health Director during public health emergency

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During a proclaimed state of public health emergency, the Public Health Director may adopt reporting requirements for providers, institutions and facilities and take authorized enforcement actions, including the imposition of civil penalties, for knowingly failing to comply with the reporting requirements.  The Public Health Director and local public health administrators will be given immediate access to individually identifiable health information to determine the cause of an illness, identify persons at risk and patterns of transmission, provide treatment, and take steps to control the disease.  The information obtained for these purposes may be disclosed without written authorization to the individual or his legal representative, state, local or federal agencies authorized to receive such information, a health care provider for evaluation or treatment, or to determine the cause or manner of a death.

Current as of June 2015