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ATTENTION: Emergency Dispensing of Prescription Medications - Tropical Storm Nicholas

Governor 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.



NOTICE: Joint Statement from TMB and TSBP Regarding Prescribed Drugs or Treatment for COVID-19 — Read it here



ATTENTION: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians Impacted by Hurricane Ida

Emergency application information is available for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians impacted and/or displaced by Hurricane Ida. Learn more here.



URGENT: Important changes are coming to the Texas PMP that will affect integration and NarxCare for certain users. Learn more here.


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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.




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Tropical Storm Nicholas — Emergency Dispensing of Prescription Medications

Governor 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, 2021

The 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

 

NOTICE — Joint Statement from TMB and TSBP Regarding Prescribed Drugs or Treatment for COVID-19

The Texas Medical Board (TMB) and the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) have issued a joint statement regarding prescribed drugs or treatment for COVID-19
▸ Read the joint statement here

September 3, 2021

 

NOTICE — Temporary Rule Suspensions Ending September 1, 2021

The temporary suspension of rules found here on our website will be terminated effective September 1, 2021. All affected rules and/or portions of rules will no longer be suspended beginning September 1, 2021.
▸ See the list of affected rules

August 3, 2021

 


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