Possession and administration of epinephrine; restaurant employee
Purpose of legislation
Authorizes any employee of a licensed restaurant to possess and administer epinephrine on the premises of the restaurant at which the employee is employed, provided that such employee is authorized by a prescriber and trained in the administration of epinephrine. The bill also requires the Department of Health, in conjunction with the Department of Health Professions, to develop policies and guidelines for the recognition and treatment of anaphylaxis in restaurants.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 853 (2020)|
|VAC chapters to be amended|
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