Kansas pharmacies gear up for expanded COVID-19 rollout
January 24, 2021
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Hundreds, potentially thousands, of pharmacy workers could inject vaccines into the arms of Kansans in the coming months.
New rules, at least for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, now let an additional class of workers vaccinate more people faster.
Pharmacists could already give shots. But in Kansas, the pharmacy technicians that work alongside them couldn't, KCUR-FM reports.
That changed in the fall with new federal regulations that let technicians give vaccinations. A few states already allowed that before the pandemic, but many pharmacists across the count...