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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.
National Pharmacy Week — October 17 - 23, 2021To celebrate National Pharmacy Week, we’d like to share a special message from Texas State Board of Pharmacy President Julie Spier, R.Ph., and Executive Director Tim Tucker, Pharm.D.
▸ Read the message here
October 18, 2021
New Fees — Effective October 1, 2021The Texas State Board of Pharmacy has updated its licensing and renewal fees effective October 1, 2021.
▸ See the new fees here
September 30, 2021
Tropical Storm Nicholas — Emergency Dispensing of Prescription MedicationsGovernor Abbott has declared a state of disaster in the following counties: Aransas, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Galveston, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Refugio, San Patricio, and Victoria.
Timothy Tucker, Pharm.D., Executive Director/Secretary, has authorized pharmacists in Texas to dispense up to a 30-day supply of medication (other than a Schedule II controlled substance) for patients affected in the counties of the disaster area under certain conditions.
▸ Learn more here
September 14, 2021
DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — October 23, 2021The DEA's next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held Saturday, October 23, 2021, 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).
▸ Learn more on DEA's website
September 9, 2021