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NOTICE RE: CHILDHOOD AND COVID-19 VACCINE ADMINISTRATION

Due to the continued impact of COVID-19 on the State of Georgia, the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy hereby acknowledges and supports the vaccination guidelines established by the PREP Act Declarations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the State of Georgia Executive Order 12.08.20.01 signed by Governor Kemp.  

HHS has established specific requirements that each licensee or registrant must meet before they may participate in the administration process of (1) vaccines that the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends to persons ages three through 18 according to ACIP's standard immunization schedule or (2) FDA-authorized or FDA-licensed COVID-19 vaccines to persons ages three or older.  These requirements include, but are not limited to, current CPR certification, ACPE approved practical training, and continuing education requirements. 

The Board advises all licensees and registrants who choose to participate in this vaccination process to carefully read and comply with all guidance provided by HHS and Georgia Executive Orders.
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HHS Declarations:

https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/legal/prepact/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/prep-act-guidance.pdf

Executive Orders

https://gov.georgia.gov/executive-action/executive-orders/2020-executive-orders

ACIP Guidelines

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/acip-recs/index.html 

DPH Information

https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-vaccine

Notice Regarding Renew Online

Notice Regarding Renew Online

Georgia State Board of Pharmacy Emergency Rule Practical Examination

In response to the current state of emergency as declared by the Governor, the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy has adopted an emergency rule temporarily waiving the practical examination from the licensing requirements.