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Trump Administration Takes Action to Further Expand Access to Vaccines, COVID-19 Tests

Source
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Date
Oct 21, 2020
Summary
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued guidance under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act) authorizing qualified pharmacy technicians and State-authorized pharmacy interns to administer childhood vaccines, COVID-19 tests, and COVID-19 vaccines when made available. Includes requirements that must be satisfied to administer vaccines.
Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · Infectious diseases · Pharmacy workforce · Policy · Vaccination · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention