Important News from the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA)

Important News from the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA)

Veterinarians please note the following changes and communications from GDA:

  1. Paper certificates of veterinary inspection (CVI or health certificate) will no longer be available effective January 1, 2019 or until supplies are gone.

http://agr.georgia.gov/notice-changes-to-paper-cvis-memo.aspx

Please click on the link below to find out the different ways to obtain a CVI for your client.

http://agr.georgia.gov/notice-changes-to-paper-cvis-flyer.aspx

 

  1. Rule 40-16-1-.09 Hazardous Biologicals, Authority to Impound, has been amended to indicate that only a Georgia licensed veterinarian may vaccinate animals. It will become effective on August 14, 2018.

Practice owners please understand that your veterinary assistants and technicians should not be administering the rabies vaccine.



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