KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Kansas receives growing doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, state officers wish to be sure that there are sufficient certified vaccinators to manage them.
Gov. Laura Kelly mentioned she issued an government order on who can administer the COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday.
The order says pharmacy college students, dentists, paramedics and others in well being care professions are capable of vaccinate individuals towards COVID-19.
Kelly mentioned individuals in these roles already routinely administer injections.
Her order makes it clear their authority additionally extends to the COVID-19 vaccine.
The state expects to obtain a complete of 120,000 Moderna and Pfizer vaccines subsequent week, Kelly mentioned, with extra shipments coming to pharmacies and different clinics throughout the state as effectively.