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Notice of Temporary Rulemaking - County Relinquishment of Public Health Authority

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - County Relinquishment of Public Health Authority

The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division is proposing permanent rules to clarify: a) the process for counties that choose to relinquish public health authority; b) the remaining responsibilities for counties that relinquish public health authority; and c) the new responsibilities for the state in maintaining basic public health functions in the county. This rulemaking makes existing temporary rules scheduled to expire on December 17, 2014 permanent. 

Public Comment

Public hearings to take comments on the proposed rules will be held in Portland on November 19, 2014 and in Medford on December 2, 2014. Written comments may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on December 2, 2014. 

Please see the following documents for more information.