Under existing law, a pharmacist licensed by the Alabama State Board of Pharmacy may administer vaccines and immunizations
This bill would clarify that a licensed pharmacist is authorized to prescribe vaccines or immunizations that he or she is otherwise authorized to administer by law
This bill would also require a pharmacist who administers a vaccine or immunization to a child under nine years of age to recommend annual well-child visits with a pediatrician to that child and his or her caregiver
Relating to the Alabama State Board of Pharmacy and the practice of pharmacy; to add Section 34-23-13 to the Code of Alabama 1975, to clarify the vaccines and immunizations a licensed pharmacist is authorized to prescribe; and to require pharmacists administering vaccines or immunizations to children under nine years of age, to also recommend annual well-child visits with a pediatrician.
|February 23, 2022||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Health|
|Bill Text||HB402 Alabama 2022 Session - Introduced|