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.
|April 6, 2022||S||Indefinitely Postponed|
|March 17, 2022||S||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|March 10, 2022||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Healthcare|
|Hearing||March 16, 2022||Room 304 (Revised PH added) at 09:30||Senate HLTH Hearing|