Public Policy in ACA, Evergreen

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Washington State - Epinephrine Autoinjectors - Update 

Epinephrine Autoinjectors and Anaphylaxis Training and Reporting for Authorized Entities

Update regarding Epinephrine Autoinjectors and Anaphylaxis Training and Reporting for Authorized Entities. The Department of Health was tasked to provide administrative oversight for portions of the law passed by  Washington State’s legislature.  The department produced a document that communicates their efforts in implementing the law (link). The requirements relating to the law were recently filed and will be effective in February 2018, please visit the following link for more information and rule language- WSR 18-03-039 establishing chapter 246-570 WAC.  

The department is currently developing applications for training providers. Approved providers will be able to provide additional trainings to the public than the current option offered through the Red Cross. The department’s target date is to make applications available in February. Visiting the department’s website.  (link to webpage) for any updates regarding Epinephrine Autoinjectors and Anaphylaxis Training and Reporting for Authorized Entities.

For more information or questions please contact:

Brett Lorentson

Office of Health Professions

Washington State Department of Health

111 Israel Road SE, Tumwater, WA 98501

PO Box 47852 Olympia, WA  98504-7852

(360) 236-4611

Former Call to Action

Access our database of state laws and regulations for details.