The US Department of Agriculture has deployed veterinarians and animal health technicians, to help with the COVID-19 vaccine delivery effort. Several US states have also begun to include private veterinarians in their vaccination delivery plans. Private veterinarians in these states have volunteered in various roles, from helping with screening to administering vaccines.

US President Joe Biden recently announced that his administration would, at the federal level, expand the pool of qualified professionals able to administer vaccines to include veterinarians and veterinary students, among others – according to a report on the American Veterinary Medicine Association website. Read more