The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has promulgated and is implementing emergency regulations effective September 14, 2009 authorizing the Commissioner of Public Health to designate certain health care professionals, nursing and medical students to administer seasonal influenza and H1N1 vacine. These regulatory amendments are part of the DPH’s planning and preparation for pandemic influenza A H1N1 this fall. Click on the following links to review the documents.
Guidelines for Designated Vaccinators
Written Order Allowing Health Care Professionals and Students to Vaccinate
Attachment A: Ammendment to the Regulation 105 CMR 700.003 (H) These are DPH Regulations that ammend MGL 94 C which is the Controlled Substances Act