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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Supporting YOU During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Below please find resources to support your efforts to care for patients and implement infection control measures.

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Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) Emergency Temporary License/Registration Information
TSBP has issued guidance for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians seeking to qualify for emergency temporary licenses/registrations.

TSBP Rule Waivers and Emergency Procedure Regulations - 3/20/2020
TSBP issued a temporary suspension of the following rule requirements on March 20, 2020:

§291.17 – The Office of the Governor has temporarily suspended the annual inventory notarization requirement in §291.17(c)(3).

§291.33 – The Office of the Governor has temporarily suspended the requirement in §291.33(c)(1)(B)(iii) to have in-person contact for patient counseling in order to allow patient counseling to be performed by telephonic consultation.

§291.36 – The Office of the Governor has temporarily suspended the requirement in §291.36(2) to obtain to obtain an inspection within the last renewal period in order to renew a Class A-S pharmacy license.

§291.54 – The Office of the Governor has temporarily suspended the requirement in §291.54(a)(13) to obtain an inspection within the last renewal period in order to renew a Class B pharmacy license.

§291.77 – The Office of the Governor has temporarily suspended the requirement in §291.77(2) to obtain an inspection within the last renewal period in order to renew a Class C-S pharmacy license.

§291.106 – The Office of the Governor has temporarily suspended the requirement in §291.106(4) to obtain an inspection within the last renewal period in order to renew a Class E-S pharmacy license.

§291.121 – The Office of the Governor has temporarily suspended the requirement in §291.121(d)(3), (4)(C)(i) to the extent necessary to expand the pilot program for automated systems in order to allow for remote automated dispensing.

§295.15 – The Office of the Governor has temporarily suspended the requirement in §295.15(c)(2)(C) to maintain documentation of current certification in American Heart Association's Basic Cardiac Life Support for Health-Care Providers or its equivalent in order to provide immunization or vaccination under written protocol of a physician.

In addition, TSBP issued New Rule §291.30 on Medication Limitations