Posted on March 23, 2020 in: Member News
It is clear that Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians (and other pharmacy personnel) fall under the healthcare workers portion of the Executive Order and are allowed to continue work in pharmacies and health-systems. MPA leadership and staff thanks each of you for what you are doing in your communities. Your efforts are critical in making sure that the health system is able to treat patients impacted by COVID-19 and those who have health care needs that were in place before the COVID-19 outbreak.
Since the emergency began, MPA has been receiving a variety of emails asking for clarification of different aspects of pharmacy practice or recommendations of what the State should do. In fact, one of MPA’s staff pharmacists has been reporting daily to the State Community Health Emergency Coordination Center as a resource to the state on pharmacy issues. MPA has also created the COVID-19 webpage to provide information that you can use in your practice.
Last week MPA reached out to the Governor with specific requests and followed-up again today with the Governor’s office. The following items were submitted to the Governor’s office and we are awaiting a response: