Pharmacists Initiating and Administering Vaccines [(CCR section 1746.4(d)]
A pharmacist shall not be required to notify each patient’s primary care provider of a COVID-19 vaccine administration under the provisions of 16 CCR Section 1746.4(d), under the following conditions:
- The patient receives a copy of a CDC immunization card or printout that documents what COVID vaccination was administered, the date and where the vaccination was received.
- The patient is advised that the primary care provider will not be provided with such notification.
- If a pharmacist has access to a shared patient record system, the pharmacist must comply with the reporting requirement.
All other documentation and reporting requirements remain in effect, including reporting to the immunization registry.
Effective: December 17, 2020
Expiration: Ninety days after the emergency declaration is lifted.