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§ 2030.3. Small Animal Vaccination Clinic.

16 CA ADC § 2030.3Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 20. Veterinary Medical Board (Refs & Annos)
Article 4. Practice
16 CCR § 2030.3
§ 2030.3. Small Animal Vaccination Clinic.
(a) The term “small animal vaccination clinic” shall mean a privately or publicly supported vaccination clinic where a veterinarian performs vaccinations and/or immunizations against disease on multiple animals, and where the veterinarian may also perform preventative procedures for parasitic control.
(b) A veterinarian must remain on site throughout the duration of a vaccination clinic and must maintain responsibility for all medical decisions made. The veterinarian is responsible for proper immunization and parasitic procedures and the completeness of recommendations made to the public by the paraprofessional staff that the veterinarian supervises or employs. The veterinarian is responsible for consultation and referral of clients when disease is detected or suspected.
(c) The disposal of waste material shall comply with all applicable state, federal, and local laws and regulations.
(d) All drugs and biologicals shall be stored, maintained, administered, dispensed and prescribed according to the manufacturer's recommendations and in compliance with state and federal laws.
(e) Lighting shall be adequate for the procedures to be performed in the vaccination clinic.
(f) Floors, table tops, and counter tops shall be of a non-porous material suitable for regular disinfecting, and cleaning, and shall be cleaned and disinfected regularly.
(g) Equipment shall be of the type and quality to provide for the delivery of vaccines and parasiticides in the best interest of the patient and with safety to the public.
(h) Fresh, clean water shall be available for sanitizing and first aid. Disposable towels and soap shall be readily available.
(i) A vaccination clinic shall have the ability and equipment to provide immediate emergency care at a level commensurate with the specific veterinary medical services it is providing.
(j) The vaccination clinic shall provide a legible list of the name, address, and hours of operation of all facilities that provide or advertise emergency services and, when applicable, the location of other clinics provided by the same entity on that day, that are located within a 30-minute or 30-mile radius.
(k) The vaccination clinic shall maintain all vaccination records for a minimum of three (3) years from the date of the vaccination.
(l) If any diagnostic tests are performed or dangerous drugs are provided, administered, prescribed or dispensed, then a valid veterinary-client-patient relationship must be established, including a complete physical exam and Medical Records as set forth in section 2032.3.
(m) The veterinarian shall be identifiable to the public, including, but not limited to the posting of a copy of the veterinarian's license, as set forth in section 4850 of the Business and Professions Code.


Note: Authority cited: Section 4808, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 4853, 4854 and 4883, Business and Professions Code.
1. New section filed 9-27-2013; operative 1-1-2014 (Register 2013, No. 39).
This database is current through 2/23/24 Register 2024, No. 8.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 2030.3, 16 CA ADC § 2030.3
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