Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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Immunizations. Allows the state health commissioner or a designated public health authority who is a licensed prescriber to issue a statewide standing order, prescription, or protocol that allows a pharmacist to administer or dispense certain immunizations. Allows immunization data to be released to an entity for outreach and education purposes to increase immunization rates if certain conditions are met. Requires that the standing order, prescription, or protocol be posted on the Internet web site of the board of pharmacy. Adds the following immunizations to the list of immunizations that pharmacists may administer if certain conditions are met: (1) Measles, mumps, Immunizations. Allows the state health commissioner or a designated public health authority who is a licensed prescriber to issue a statewide standing order, prescription, or protocol that allows a pharmacist to administer or dispense certain immunizations. Allows immunization data to be released to an entity for outreach and education purposes to increase immunization rates if certain conditions are met. Requires that the standing order, prescription, or protocol be posted on the Internet web site of the board of pharmacy. Adds the following immunizations to the list of immunizations that pharmacists may administer if certain conditions are met: (1) Measles, mumps, and rubella. (2) Varicella. (3) Hepatitis A. (4) Hepatitis B. (5) Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). Allows a pharmacist to immunize an individual who is at least 50 years of age for pneumonia under a physician's protocol. Requires a pharmacist to comply with the public health emergency consent requirements for immunizations administered during a public health emergency. Authorizes a pharmacist to administer immunizations under a standing order, prescription, or protocol of the state health commissioner. ... View more