The local health department shall assure the provision of vital statistics services, including birth, death and fetal death reporting, recording and registration.
To register, collect, preserve, amend and certify vital records for Josephine County.
· Collect, monitor, analyze and maintain statistics of births and deaths in Josephine County.
· Provide certified copies of birth and death certificates in a timely manner.
· Provide technical assistance to Funeral Homes, Hospitals, Physicians, Midwives and related agencies in regards to Oregon Vital Records laws and regulations.
ORS 432.035, 432.040, OAR 333-014-0050 (2)(c), 333-011
A certified copy of a birth or death certificate is available to you through the Josephine County Public Health Department for the first six (6) months after the birth or death.
Please see attached link to order vital records from the Oregon Health Authority, Vital Records Office for all records past 6 months from the birth/death event. http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Pages/index.aspx
To order a certified copy of a birth certificate or death certificate, you may come to the Health Department or mail in a request to 715 NW Dimmick, Grants Pass OR 97526. Our Vital Records Order Forms link is provided below.
For a certified copy of a birth certificate, please provide the infant's name, date of birth, parents' names (list mother's maiden name), and your relationship that the infant.
For a certified copy of a death certificate, please provide the individual's name, date of death, place of death and your relationship to the deceased.
The fee is $20.00 for the first certified and $15.00 for additional certified copies ordered at that time.
E-mail contact: firstname.lastname@example.org