The partnership between the county vital records’ offices and the Center for Health Statistics is essential to a statewide vital records system. Provided here are a number of resources to assist you.
On this page:
Keep an eye on your email for the announcement of our next county webinar.
All webinars are hosted via Adobe Connect at https://chsdhsoha.adobeconnect.com/countytraining/, so be sure to bookmark this page.
Click this link to test your system with Adobe Connect ahead of attending a webinar.
You can also download this Adobe Connect visual quick start guide.
Below are recordings, slides, and notes from our most recent webinar presentation.
We also provide an archive of previous webinars.
Date: November 2016
Topic: Q & A Session
Watch a recording of the webinar here (31 minutes)
Slides from the presentation
- Questions about births to surrogate mothers
- Family acting as a funeral director (process)
- Voiding of certificate option of a service and replacements
- County's role re: adhering to policies with the 24-hour receipt of body card and disposition permit
- Home Births - county responsibilities and form
- Statistics and administrative use of vital records
- County home page site, FAQs, introduce new replacement procedure
Questions & Answers
Here is a summary of questions asked at our most recent county webinar, our Question and Answer Session, along with answers compiled by our staff: November 2016 County Webinar Q&A
Our Frequently Asked Questions page for counties is an archive of previous answers that covers a number of useful topics.
Guidance for registering, amending, or issuing vital records.
Please see our OVERS county user manual, with sections on basic navigation, issuing certificates, and enrolling fingerprint signatures for record signers.
Our OVERS Help Desk is available weekdays at 971-673-0279 for any questions you may have.
Sight verification tool for paper death record registration
OVERS record status cheat sheet - to determine if a record is available for issuance
Replacing Birth and Death Records Reference Guide - step-by-step procedure for issuing replacement copies (updated 10/2016)
General questions and ideas for training subjects or webinar topics
Vital records liaison, ideas for newsletter articles, and county triennial review lead
Commissions for new County Registrars and Deputy Registrars in vital records
OVERS training for counties and webinar administration