B Vaccination Program
law provides that hepatitis B vaccine be made reasonably accessible
at no charge to all volunteer emergency medical and rescue personnel
in the state who provide an emergency medical or rescue service
primarily within an unincorporated community or within a municipality
that does not provide funding for the emergency medical service.
"Emergency medical and rescue personnel" means a trauma
technician, emergency medical technician, rescuer, or mobile intensive
care paramedic; and "volunteer" means that the person
is an active volunteer of a first responder service, a rescue service,
an ambulance service, or a fire department that provides emergency
medical or rescue services as part of its duties. AS
obtain the vaccine, the head of the service should fill out a Verification
of Eligibility form with a roster of personnel who are eligible
for the vaccine and fax to (907) 465-4101.