OHA: Masks in medical facilities can come off April 3
March 8, 2023
Workers, patients and visitors in health care settings will no longer be required to wear masks starting April 3, Oregon Health Authority announced Friday, March 3.
OHA is rescinding provisions in Oregon Administrative Rule 333-019-1011 that require workers in health care settings – such as hospitals, mobile clinics, ambulances, outpatient facilities, dental offices, urgent care centers, counseling offices, school-based health centers, complementary and alternative medicine locations – to wear masks. The requirement has been in effect since August 2021.
In addition, Executive Order 22-2...