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O. Reg. 766/21: GENERAL

filed November 9, 2021 under Pharmacy Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c. 36

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ontario regulation 766/21

made under the

Pharmacy Act, 1991

Made: October 29, 2021
Approved: November 4, 2021
Filed: November 9, 2021
Published on e-Laws: November 9, 2021
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: November 27, 2021

Amending O. Reg. 202/94


1. Section 34 of Ontario Regulation 202/94 is amended by adding the following subsections:

(2.1) A pharmacy technician is authorized to perform an act provided for in subsection (4.1), subject to the terms, conditions and limitations imposed on their certificate of registration.

. . . . .

(4.1) For the purpose of paragraph 2 of subsection 4 (1) of the Act, a member referred to in subsection (2.1) is authorized to administer influenza vaccine by injection to a patient who is two years of age or older, if the member,

(a) administers the vaccine in accordance with Ontario’s Universal Influenza Immunization Program as described on the Ministry’s website;

(b) possesses sufficient knowledge, skill and judgment to be able to administer the influenza vaccine safely;

(c) meets all the requirements in paragraphs 2, 3 and 6 of subsection (3); and

(d) has confirmed that a member referred to in subsection (2), or another regulated health professional authorized to administer the influenza vaccine by injection, has,

(i) received an informed consent from the patient or the patient’s authorized agent,

(ii) a sufficient understanding of the influenza vaccine and condition of the patient for the influenza vaccine to be administered safely, and

(iii) considered whether administering the influenza vaccine by injection to the patient is appropriate, given the known risks and benefits to the patient and the safeguards and resources available to safely manage the outcome and any other relevant circumstances.

O. Reg 126/20

2. Subsection 3 (2) of Ontario Regulation 126/20 is revoked and the following substituted:

(2) Subsections 1 (2), (4) and (6) and subsections 2 (2), (4) and (6) come into force on September 30, 2026.


3. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

Made by:

Council of the Ontario College of Pharmacists:

Susan James

Acting Registrar and Director, Quality

Billy Cheung


Date made: October 29, 2021