Oregon Statutes - Chapter 431 - State and Local Administration and Enforcement of Health Laws - Section 431.416 - Local public health authority or health district; duties.

The local public health authority or health district shall:

(1) Administer and enforce the rules of the local public health authority or the health district and public health laws and rules of the Department of Human Services.

(2) Assure activities necessary for the preservation of health or prevention of disease in the area under its jurisdiction as provided in the annual plan of the authority or district are performed. These activities shall include but not be limited to:

(a) Epidemiology and control of preventable diseases and disorders;

(b) Parent and child health services, including family planning clinics as described in ORS 435.205;

(c) Collection and reporting of health statistics;

(d) Health information and referral services; and

(e) Environmental health services. [1961 c.610 §8; 1973 c.829 §23; 1977 c.582 §28; 1983 c.398 §4; 2001 c.900 §150]

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