Illinois Dentists Seek Right to Vaccinate
A bill recently introduced in the Illinois General Assembly (SB1217), and supported by the Illinois State Dental Society, would allow Illinois dentists to administer vaccines to their patients. If passed, the new law would be the first of its kind in the nation. While all 50 states have already passed legislation allowing pharmacists to administer vaccines, no state currently allows dentists to do so.
Supporters of the Illinois bill argue that, by allowing dentists to administer vaccines, they will increase the number of people who get Continue reading