Wyoming Board of Pharmacy promulgates rules and regulations allowing pharmacists to administer vaccinations to individuals age 7 and older.
The Wyoming Legislature enacted House Bill 94, "Immunizations by Pharmacists" during the 2013 legislative session. CLICK HERE to read the enrolled act. After Governor Matt Mead signed the legislation into law, the Board of Pharmacy was charged with promulgating rules and regulations to implement the law.
The Board has promulgated rules that can be viewed by CLICKING HERE. WMS opposed this legislation in light of individual pharmacists, the Board of Pharmacy and the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy all raising concern with the legislation and practice feasibility.
The Board of Pharmacy is currently taking public comment and will continue to do so through 5 pm on November 4, 2013. Read the public release by CLICKING HERE, or email the Board of Pharmacy directly at BOP@wyo.gov expressing your concerns and asking that the Board limit the allowed vaccines to be administered by a pharmacists to anyone under the age of 18 to influenza.