ACTION ALERT: Please Ask Legislators to OPPOSE SB736 Which Enables Pharmacists to Administer Vaccines to Toddlers and Children Without Appropriate Oversight

TEXT OF SB736 – Health Occupations – Pharmacists – Administration of Vaccinations:

Authorizing a pharmacist to administer certain vaccinations to an individual who is at least 3 years old but under the age of 18 years; altering the age of an individual to whom a pharmacist may administer certain vaccinations; requiring a pharmacist to administer certain vaccinations under a written protocol; repealing the requirement that individuals in a certain age group have a certain prescription in order for a pharmacist to be allowed to administer a certain vaccination to the individual; etc.

Note: This bill is cross-filed with HB1040. 

why icm opposes SB736

Who to contact about SB736

URGENT: We’re asking all members to call and email Senator Malcolm Augustine and members of the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee and let them know, in your own words, why you oppose this bill!
 
There will be a hearing for SB736 before the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee Tuesday, 3/2/2021, at 1:00 PM. 
 
Phone 410-841-3745 | 301-858-3745
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3745
  
Please copy and paste the following email addresses of the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee members into the BCC section of your email:
 
Please call the offices of the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee members:
 
Phone 410-841-3606 | 301-858-3606
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3606
 
Phone 410-841-3134 | 301-858-3134
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3134
 
Phone 410-841-3645 | 301-858-3645
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3645
 
Phone 410-841-3616 | 301-858-3616
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3616
 
Phone 410-841-3603 | 301-858-3603
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3603
 
Phone 410-841-3671 | 301-858-3671
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3671
 
Phone 410-841-3653 | 301-858-3653
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3653
 
Phone 410-841-3092 | 301-858-3092
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3092
 
Phone 410-841-3568 | 301-858-3568
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3568
 
Phone 410-841-3658 | 301-858-3658
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3658
 
Phone 410-841-3145 | 301-858-3145
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3145
 
If you are a constituent of one of these Senators, let them know!

Please note: Rules for submitting written and oral testimony have changed this year due to Covid-19 restrictions, and can be viewed here. We’re asking members for phone calls, emails, and written testimony only at this time.

Please spread the word! Let’s flood the offices of Senator Augustine and the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs committee members with polite, respectful, forceful emails and phone calls. They need to hear our voices!

 

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