Pharmacy Vaccines

By | May 24th, 2011|Preparedness|

I left out one new law in my post a couple of weeks ago on the New Laws Related to Our Mission.  SB 1298 allows a licensed pharmacist to give a flu vaccine to kids between 6 and 18 years old without a prescription.  The new law also lets pharmacists administer other vaccines in a [...]

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Whooping Cough Just Across the River

By | November 24th, 2010|Preparedness|

California has had 6,400 + cases of whooping cough (pertussis) and 10 infant deaths so far in 2010, which is the highest number of cases they've had since the age of immunizations began (about 60 years ago).  Meanwhile, Arizona has had 361 cases and no deaths in 2010 compared to 277 cases in all of 2009.  Even [...]

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