Phase 1a Group 3

Updated 05/03/2021

Summary

 

Group 3 includes, but are not limited to:

  • Outpatient settings that serve specific high-risk groups
  • In-home groups
  • In-home daycare
  • Day treatment services
  • Non-emergency medical transportation personnel

Please see below for more specific information on who is included in Group 3.

 


 

Guidance

 

Under Oregon Health Authority's guidance, Group 3 (outpatient settings serving specific high-risk groups; in-home care; day treatment services; NEMT) includes:

  • Home Care Workers, Personal Support Workers and all paid and unpaid HCP/direct care personnel who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials providing home health care, in-home care including nursing services, in-home supports and day services.
  • Parents, including foster parents, and other caregivers of medically fragile children or adults who live at home18.
  • Children who meet the age eligibility for vaccines per the FDA, or adults who live at home and experience a medical condition or disability that requires outside health care personnel, or direct care personnel to deliver services in their home.
  • All paid and unpaid HCP who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to infectious materials working in a freestanding birth center or providing home midwifery services.
  • All paid and unpaid HCP who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to residents or infectious materials providing day treatment services.
  • All paid and unpaid HCP who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to residents or infectious materials providing dialysis services.
  • All paid and unpaid HCP who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to residents or infectious materials providing medication assisted treatment (MAT) services.
  • Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) personnel.
  • Traditional Health Workers19 and Health Care Interpreters not captured in earlier Groups.
  • HCP providing culturally specific health care services in any of these settings, including tribal-based practices.

 

18 Need to work with program teams in Medicaid and ODDS to define who is captured in the terminology “medically fragile children and adults”
19 Includes all THWs beyond those captured in Tier 1.2, as defined in ORS 410-180-0305. For more information about Traditional Health Workers, see https://www.oregon.gov/oha/OEI/Pages/About-Traditional-Health-Workers.aspx

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