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NEW FUSCHILLO LAW TO EXPAND ACCESS TO VACCINES TAKES EFFECT TODAY

Law Allows Pharmacists to Administer the Shingles Vaccine

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that a new law he authored to give residents greater access to vaccines is now in effect.

     The new law adds the shingles vaccine to the list of immunizations that licensed pharmacists are permitted to administer to adults when ordered by a patient's physician or nurse practitioner.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES NEW LAWS PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM HARMFUL EFFECTS OF SMOKING

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently announced that legislation he supports to help protect children from the harmful effects of cigarettes has been signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The new laws prevent the sale of e-cigarettes to children and prohibit smoking within 100 feet of school entrances or exits.

     “Exposing children to nicotine and second hand smoke puts their health at risk. We need to continue to protect them from these harmful substances. I thank Governor Cuomo for working with us to pass these important health initiatives which will help keep children safe,” said Senator Fuschillo.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND CCMAC TO OFFER FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM IN WANTAGH ON AUGUST 23rd

     New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be partnering with the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign (CCMAC) in sponsoring a free skin cancer screening program to help protect residents from skin cancer.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, CCMAC, & TOWN OF BABYLON TEAM UP TO PROVIDE FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently teamed up with the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign (CCMAC) and the Town of Babylon to sponsor a free skin cancer screening program at Tanner Park in Copiague to help protect residents from skin cancer.

     “Getting screened is critically important to ensure that skin cancer is detected early and treated effectively. With people spending more and more time in the sun enjoying the summer, this program gave them the opportunity to be safe and get screened. I thank CCMAC and the Town of Babylon for once again partnering with me to offer this important program,” said Senator Fuschillo.

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FUSCHILLO LEGISLATION TO EXPAND ACCESS TO VACCINES SIGNED BY GOVERNOR CUOMO

New Law Adds Shingles Vaccine to the List of Vaccinations Pharmacists are Permitted to Administer

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that legislation he sponsors to give residents greater access to vaccines has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. 

     The new law adds the shingles vaccine to the list of immunizations that trained licensed pharmacists are permitted to administer to adults when ordered by a patient's physician or nurse practitioner.

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FUSCHILLO LEGISLATION TO PROTECT TEENS FROM SKIN CANCER SIGNED BY GOVERNOR CUOMO

New Law Prohibits Teens Ages 16 and Under from Using Indoor UV Tanning Devices

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that legislation he sponsors to help protect teens from the dangers of skin cancer has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The new law strengthens the state’s existing indoor tanning law by prohibiting minors ages 16 and under from using indoor ultraviolet (UV) tanning devices.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND CCMAC TO OFFER FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM IN COPIAGUE ON JULY 19TH

     New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be partnering with the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign (CCMAC) in sponsoring a free skin cancer screening program to help protect residents from skin cancer.

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