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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

OAC Ann. 4765-6-03

Summary Title

Scope of Practice: Emergency Medical Services Providers During an Emergency

Summary

When an emergency declaration is in effect, a certified emergency medical services provider who has received the relevant training and is under physician direction can adminster immunizations and drugs.

Full Title

Additional Services in a Declared Emergency

Full Text

In the event of an emergency declared by the governor that affects the public's health, an EMS provider, certified in accordance with section 4765.30 of the Revised Code and Chapter 4765-8 of the Administrative Code, may perform immunizations and administer drugs or dangerous drugs, in relation to the emergency, provided the EMS provider is under physician medical direction and has received appropriate training regarding the administration of such immunizations and/or drugs.