UB Teaching Pharmacists How to Vaccinate

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Sixty New York State pharmacists are now eligible for certification to administer flu and pneumonia shots after completing a training session at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Certification allows pharmacists, for the first time, to provide this valuable service later this flu season in Western New York.

Pharmacists find themselves in this new role as the result of New York State legislation passed last fall that allows pharmacists in the state to administer flu and pneumonia shots to patients who are 18 years of age and older.

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