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Allows pharmacist to administer flu vaccines to children 9 years and older

Location: NY
Title: Allows pharmacist to administer flu vaccines to children 9 years and older
Identifier: S570
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Failed to move in the 2017 legislative session

Description:

UPDATE: 7/7/2017 - S570 failed to move in the 2017 legislative session ended.  However, bills can carry over to 2018 in New York if the sponsor requests it. 

UPDATE 1/5/2017: S570 bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Higher Education on 1/4/2017.

S570 was prefiled on 1/4/2017 and is sponsored by Senator Hoylman.   This bill would allow pharmacists to administer flu vaccines to children 9 years old and older.  Nothing in this bill or current law requires prior informed consent of the parent. 

http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&term=2017&bn=S570 - text, status and history for S570