Coronavirus Updates:
Visit us at www.pharmacy.texas.gov/coronavirus for news and resources for both
consumers and pharmacy professionals regarding COVID-19

On March 13, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster for all Texas Counties as a result of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

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REMINDER: Pharmacist Fingerprint Renewal Requirements

Per the new statutory requirement set out in Texas Occupations Code, Sec 602.2101, a fingerprint background check will be required prior to the completion of a pharmacist's TSBP license renewal if the pharmacist's initial fingerprints were completed before June 1, 2015.
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March 9, 2023


DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — October 29, 2022

The DEA's next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 10am to 2pm. This DEA initiative "aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications" (DEA).
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October 12, 2022



TSBP will be moving to our new office location at the George H. W. Bush State Office Building soon. The TSBP website and network will be down beginning at 5pm Thursday, September 8th and the office will be closed on September 9th. TSBP will reopen on Monday, September 12th. Click the link below for a detailed overview of the move timeline, along with minor anticipated impacts on some functionalities.
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September 2, 2022


PMP Mandatory Lookup Compliance in Integrated EHRs

In some integrated pharmacy management systems, a patient score is loaded for viewing when the patient’s record is accessed, rather than the full report. Viewing the patient score alone does not comply with the mandated PMP lookup requirement. Visit the link below to learn more and to view an infographic of the full lookup process:
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August 4, 2022


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