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State Board of Health
Mandate 1297

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
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
12 vac 5 - 421 : Food Regulations
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5941: Amend Food Regulations to conform to Chapter 853 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly; General Medication Storage
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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