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H. B. No. 244 As IntroducedAs Introduced
|129th General Assembly|
Representatives Gonzales, Roegner
Representatives Balderson, Bubp, Grossman, Johnson, Rosenberger, Wachtmann
To enact section 4765.391 of the Revised Code to
permit authorized paramedics to administer
immunizations for influenza to firefighters or
emergency medical technicians.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:
Section 1. That section 4765.391 of the Revised Code be
enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 4765.391. (A) The medical director or cooperating
physician advisory board of each emergency medical service
organization may authorize one or more emergency medical
technicians-paramedic within the organization to administer
immunizations for influenza to either of the following:
(1) A full-time paid firefighter, part-time paid firefighter,
or volunteer firefighter;
(2) An emergency medical technician-basic, emergency medical
technician-intermediate, or paramedic.
(B) The medical director or cooperating physician advisory
board of each emergency medical service organization shall
establish written protocols and training necessary for a paramedic
to administer an immunization for influenza under this section. A
paramedic administering an immunization under this section shall
do so in accordance with the protocols and training.